'Anaconda' meets 'Jurassic Park': Fossil snake from India fed on hatchling dinosaurs

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 22:14 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Sixty-seven million years ago, when dinosaur hatchlings first scrambled out of their eggs, their first -- and last -- glimpse of the world might have been the open jaws of a 3.5-meter-long snake named Sanajeh indicus, based on the discovery in India of a nearly complete fossilized skeleton of a primitive snake coiled inside a dinosaur nest.

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