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Bloody hell.

This is not a creature I'd like crawling through a time portal to the mordern day. Nor some of its fellows of the time by the sounds of things.

Researchers have found fossilized remains of this 390-million-year-old critter which has changed thinking on how big certain creatures (inlcuidng arachnids) may have been in our far flung past when oxygen levels were much higher than they are today:



Man-Sized Sea Scorpion Claw Found (BBC News Online; Wednesday 21st November 2007)

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commlal
Nov. 21st, 2007 10:44 am (UTC)
*laughs*

Mum and I just shouted "GIANT MUTANT CRAB THING"

I'm scared!
dan_g
Nov. 21st, 2007 11:18 am (UTC)
'Sea Scorpion'?

Its a damn Prawn and they know it, but of course if they describe it like that, all we think about is massive amounts of Thousand Island Sause, rather than a vicious predator...
eating_lipstick
Nov. 21st, 2007 11:47 am (UTC)
I'd be just as scared bumping into that man standing next to it...
corpsie
Nov. 21st, 2007 01:55 pm (UTC)
I was in Essex last time I saw crabs that big.
cazmonster
Nov. 21st, 2007 05:33 pm (UTC)
Get the Butter
This thing is one sledgehammer and one wood-fired pizza oven away from the hugest seafood dinner EVAR!
replicantlizard
Nov. 21st, 2007 06:40 pm (UTC)
- and imagine how small we'll all be by the time we've fu*ked the planet and there's mostly just CO2 ;D

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