6 Terrifying Things Archaeologists Discovered In Kansas

Once upon a time, the Midwest area was a shallow sea full of life. Swimming here wouldn’t be a good idea, though. The creatures in the sea were full of teeth! During the Cretaceous period, giant reptiles, sharks, and other giant aquatic creatures were the apex predators in the area. Here are some examples of the species that were discovered over the years. So scary!

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Have you ever found any fossils in Kansas? I bet they weren’t as large as these are. These prehistoric predators are enough to give me nightmares. Have you seen any of these in Kansas museums? If you’re interested in other Kansas history, check out these 11 Hidden Gems In Kansas That Hold Historic Keys To The Past.