Super Snake

March 2009
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;3/27/2009, Vol. 78 Issue 21, p2
The article reports on the discovery of a fossil of the Titanoboa cerrejonensis, the world's largest snake, in Colombia. The snake weighed 2,500 pound and measured 42 feet long. It is believed that the snake lived between 58 million and 60 million years ago. Scientists have already found an estimated 180 fossils of the snake which include their backbones and ribs.


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