Mega-snake fossil found in Colombia
The fossilised remains of the world’s largest snake, a 15-metre, one tonne behemoth that included crocodiles among its favourite foods, have been found in a coal mine in northern Colombia.

Titanoboa

Titanoboa, could have grown up to 15 metres long © Reuters

Titanoboa – about the length of a bus, lived in the rainforest of north-east Colombia 58-60 million years ago. The snake was so wide it would have reached up to a person’s hips, say researchers, who have estimated that it weighed more than a tonne.

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There are stories everywhere about Titanoboa, below is a quick list of some of the more interesting one.
Largest snake ‘as long as a bus’ (BBC)
Ancient snake was as long as T.rex 
Mega-snake fossil found in Colombia 
Fossil of 43-foot super-snake Titanoboa found in Colombia (LA Times)

Written by CW Staff

In the late 80s I started investigating UFOs and crop circles and joined the CCCS (Centre for Crop Circle Studies) and a local group researching strange sightings and reports along the south coast of Dorset (UK). In the early ’90s I started my own research group called SPS (Strange Phenomena Studies), this was renamed in 2004 to Cryptoworld.