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Remains of dog-sized sea scorpion that lived 400 mn yrs ago found in China

Remains of dog-sized sea scorpion that lived 400 mn yrs ago found in China

Scientists from Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology have recently unearthed the fossil remains of a metre-long sea scorpion that is believed to have lived in China over 400 million years ago. The dog-sized scorpions named Terropterus xiushanensis, are believed to have been 16 times longer than the average-sized scorpions of today. They went extinct about 280 million years ago..

science 2021-10-29 Inshorts