Digital reconstruction of a Titanoboa skeleton (Smithsonian Channel)
Titanoboa cerrejonensis is an extinct genus of snakes that lived about 60–58 million years ago, during the Paleocene epoch, a 10-million-year period immediately following the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event.The only known species is Titanoboa cerrejonensis, the largest snake ever discovered, which supplanted the previous record holder, Gigantophis
The recent discovery of 17 pyramids, 3,000 separate structures and up to 1,000 tombs beneath the surface of the Egyptian desert via infrared satellite scan once again raises the inevitable question; just how much do we really know about the past history of the Earth and the resourcefulness of ancient cultures worldwide?
Titanoboa, the world’s largest snake, goes on display (UPDATE)
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Titanoboa: Monster Snake opens January 26, 2013: Florida Museum researcher Jonathan Bloch compares vertebrae from Titanoboa cerrejonensis, left, with one from a 17-foot anaconda. Florida Museum photo by Jeff Gage
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