novembro 22, 2007

Ancient Scorpion Was Bigger Than Car

Ancient Scorpion Was Bigger Than Car
Thomas Wagner, Associated Press
Discovery Communications

Nov. 21, 2007 -- This was a bug you couldn't swat and definitely couldn't step on. British scientists have stumbled across a fossilized claw, part of an ancient sea scorpion, that is of such large proportion it would make the entire creature the biggest bug ever.
How big? Bigger than you, and at 8 feet long as big as some Smart cars.
The discovery in 390-million-year-old rocks suggests that spiders, insects, crabs and similar creatures were far larger in the past than previously thought,

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