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Incredibly large Sea Scorpions once hunted in the ancient seas around Australia.  Some of them were giants compared to humans.

A long time ago in Earth’s history between 500 million and 250 million years ago, animals with exoskeletons (shells on the outside of their bodies – similar to present-day crabs and lobsters) were exploring the seas.

Some of these creatures were the largest animals on Earth at the time.

Fossils have recently been found in Australia, of a giant scorpion-like creature over 2.5 metres long (about the size of a modern great white shark).

Luckily humans didn’t exist at that time – so no-one was swimming around in the sea.

Want to read more then go to:

https://www.sciencealert.com/massive-scorpions-some-larger-than-humans-once-swum-australia-s-prehistoric-waters


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