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Cur8 Object Opinion – Cara

Roz Meredith
6th Feb 2020
By Roz Meredith

Cara’s Blog

I’m Cara and I’ve been attending Cur8 for approximately a year, during which the many objects around the museum have continued to surprise and fascinate me. Out of all the different objects, however, I’ve settled on this one. This is a Carcharocles megalodon – an upper tertiary shark tooth. Not only because of its fearsome appearance – that naturally attracts an awed and intrigued audience – but also because of the reminder that it brings; of how similar yet completely different life was millions of years ago, and how it will continue to change and adapt in the millions of years that follow.

For more information about Cur8, contact Roz or Vicky at museumeducation@maidstone.gov.uk

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