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Coastal Courier – Sixty feet deep lie ‘Meg’ Teeth

For 19 years,  Bill Eberlein spends his days 40-60 feet deep in Savannah’s rivers and the Intracoastal Waterway, blindly digging through mud in search of what’s left of the elusive Megalodons—their fossilized teeth. Eberlein was raised in Erie, Penn. Growing up, his parents always took him to the beach, so […]

“MEGATEETH” A Short Film directed by Shelton Polka

Several years ago Shelton Polka from Savannah College of Art and Design made a short film about my diving adventures for his senior project. He won an award for it at the Skidaway Film Festival in Savannah. I just found it again today. It was a lot of fun.  

Megateeth Interviewed on WTOC TV This This Week

We were interviewed on WTOC TV Today.  Click the link below to see the story. http://www.wtoc.com/story/31797398/local-diver-finds-giant-mastodon-jaw/ SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – A local diver happened upon something pretty amazing in the rivers of Coastal Georgia on Thursday – a Mastodon jaw! Bill Eberlein tells us he was doing his normal dive […]

Smart Living Magazine. SHARK GEEK

Shark Geek Savannah diver Bill Eberlein’s Megalodon teeth have earned him a mega-following The first time Bill Eberlein heard about people diving for shark teeth, he thought, “Well that’s kinda dumb.” The Pennsylvania native was an experienced scuba diver, exploring ship wrecks in Lake Erie for years before moving to […]

Article in New Yorker Magazine

THE NEW YORKER A Prehistoric Killer, Buried in Muck By Brent Crane     Hunting the teeth of the Megalodon, the largest shark that ever lived, can be very profitable—and very dangerous.ILLUSTRATION BY JEE-OOK CHOI   On a sunny January morning outside Richmond Hill, Georgia, Bill Eberlein, a fifty-two-year-old former […]

WSAV: Interview on The Bridge News Show

On 12/13/16 I appeared on The Bridge TV show where I talked about diving for fossils and brought my Mastodon Jaw Bone.  Click below to see the video of the interview.  

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