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Malta wants back the prehistoric shark tooth given to Prince George as a gift

A shark tooth fossil given as a gift to Prince George is now at the center of a fishy situation.



Prince William, Duke of Cambridge et al. standing in the grass: Veteran broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough has given Britain’s Prince George a giant shark tooth fossil after a private viewing of his new documentary at Kensington Palace.


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Veteran broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough has given Britain’s Prince George a giant shark tooth fossil after a private viewing of his new documentary at Kensington Palace.

The culture minister of Malta, where the massive prehistoric tooth was found, said he plans to “get the ball rolling” toward getting back the fossil that was recently given to 7-year-old George by natural historian David Attenborough, according to the Times of Malta.

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The tooth, which is believed to be about 23 million years old, came from a megalodon, an extinct species that was three times the size of the great white sharks of today.

“There are some artifacts that are important to Maltese natural heritage and which ended up abroad and deserve to be retrieved,” the culture

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