Jason Head

Feb. 06, 2009

Largest Snake

Researchers have found fossil remains of a species of snake that they say weighed 2500 pounds, and grew to 45 feet long.

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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