The biggest snake that ever lived (that we know about) was a massive anaconda-like beast that slithered through steamy tropical rainforests about 60 million years ago feasting on primitive crocodiles, National Geographic News reported today.“Fossils discovered in northeastern Colombia’s Cerrejon coal mine indicate the reptile was at least 42 feet (13 meters) long and weighed 2,500 pounds (1,135 kilograms),” contributor John Roach reported today.For 135 million years, dinosaurs were the undisputed rulers of the Earth, and could still have been today if not for a cataclysmic comet some 65 million years ago.However, our planet has been around for a lot longer than the dinosaurs’ reign and, as it turns out, nature is quite adept at producing nightmare-inducing monsters.But had Titanoboa and the dinosaurs coexisted, here’s how a battle between the massive snake and a T.
The megarodent lived in lowland rain forests between two and four million years ago, perhaps using its massive teeth to fend off saber-toothed cats and giant, flightless, meat-eating birds, researchers said The newfound species was reported in a study led by Andrés Rinderknecht of the National Museum of Natural History and Anthropology in Montevideo, Uruguay.
This is recognised by the fact many of these breeds are banned in countries throughout the world.
The breeds listed below are those which have been involved in numerous incidents.
We almost never think of non-carnivorous animals as killers. Here we look at ten creatures that are often considered harmless or gentle but which are actually insanely dangerous.
Gelada baboons are truly impressive monkeys, with those huge manes and severe flat faces.