Titanoboa

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Pyrrho
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Titanoboa

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:27 am

40-foot long boa.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science- ... 115791429/
The river basin held turtles with shells twice the size of manhole covers and crocodile kin—at least three different species—more than a dozen feet long. And there were seven-foot-long lungfish, two to three times the size of their modern Amazon cousins.

The lord of this jungle was a truly spectacular creature—a snake more than 40 feet long and weighing more than a ton. This giant serpent looked something like a modern-day boa constrictor, but behaved more like today’s water-dwelling anaconda. It was a swamp denizen and a fearsome predator, able to eat any animal that caught its eye. The thickest part of its body would be nearly as high as a man’s waist. Scientists call it Titanoboa cerrejonensis.
Almost as big as a Florida garter snake.
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Titanoboa

Post by Witness » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:49 am

Already a kind of celebrity on YT.



And the usual woo is also peddled...

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Re: Titanoboa

Post by ed » Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:18 am

piffle.
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