27-Foot Long Crocodylus Thorbjarnarsoni Roamed Kenya


The remains of the largest crocodilian known to have existed, Crocodylus thorbjarnarsoni, were unearthed in the Turkana Basin, in Kenya. The large crocodile was big enough to swallow humans whole, and probably did as much two to four million years ago, from the mid-Pliocene to the early Pleistocene eras.

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Titanoboa, a Paleogene Period 40-Foot Long Snake


A new fossil of an extraordinarily large snake was discovered in the lowland tropics of northern Colombia, 60 miles from the Caribbean coast in Cerrejón. Titanoboa cerrejonensis is part of the genus Titanoboa and these gigantic snakes roamed the Earth during the Paleocene epoch of the Paleogene Period, about 58 to 60 million years ago.

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