A 330-Million-Year-Old Shark Head Was Recently Discovered In Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave

Kentucky is a fascinating place that is filled with evidence of the past and one of the best places to explore the history of our land is Mammoth Cave National Park. As the longest cave system in the world, Mammoth Cave literally has layer upon layer of history from geological treasures to other glimpses of the past. Many incredible discoveries have been made here over the years and more continue to be found in the present day. Recently, a 330-million-year-old shark head was discovered in Kentucky within Mammoth Cave and the quality of its preservation is astounding.

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Many pieces of history and mysterious things have been found within Mammoth Cave and now that a 330-million-year-old shark head was discovered in Kentucky, the mystery and wonder continue. Have you taken a tour of Mammoth Cave? What did you learn about this incredible natural wonder in our state? Let us know in the comments!

To learn more about a visit to Mammoth Cave, visit its website.

And for more cave adventures in Kentucky, check out this road trip to 8 underground destinations.

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