By Jermell Prigeon, NBC Connecticut:


A team of shark experts were shocked to see an image that appeared to be a 50-foot-long “Megalodon” on sonar while on a research trip off New England’s coast.

The researchers from the Rhode Island-based Atlantic Shark Institute estimated the extinct “Meg” appearing on a radar to weigh about 40 tons.

The shark experts said they tracked the massive figure for several minutes but were disappointed when it began to shape shift as it moved closer to the vessel.

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