The largest snake the world has ever known -- as long as a school bus and as heavy as a small car -- ruled tropical ecosystems only 6 million years after the demise of the fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex, according to a new discovery published in the journal Nature.
- World's largest snake shows tropics were hotter in the pastWed, 4 Feb 2009, 11:28:48 EST
- At 2,500 pounds and 43 feet, prehistoric snake is the largest on recordWed, 4 Feb 2009, 11:28:44 EST
- World's largest snake discovered in fossilized rainforestWed, 4 Feb 2009, 11:28:56 EST
- Prehistoric fossil snake is largest on recordWed, 4 Feb 2009, 15:50:48 EST
- Largest prehistoric snake on record discovered in ColombiaWed, 4 Feb 2009, 11:28:52 EST