APR 22, 2018 9:09 PM PDT

Ancient Gigantic Animals That Once Roamed Earth

WRITTEN BY: Nouran Amin

Here is a list of a few gigantic ancient animals that once roamed the Earth. The first ancient animal to be listed is the Permian arthropod, the largest insect known to be capable of flight. The second animal is a deinosuchus, a form of an ancient crocodile considered a family member of modern day alligators. The third is Archelon, which is a giant sea turtle looking species with more than 10 feet long from nose to tail. Fourth is Megalodon, the largest shark known to have ever lived. Fifth is Titanoba, which is an accent snake that was roughly 43 feet long. Lastly, are Terror Birds that went into extinct about 2.5 million years ago.
About the Author
  • Nouran earned her BS and MS in Biology at IUPUI and currently shares her love of science by teaching. She enjoys writing on various topics as well including science & medicine, global health, and conservation biology. She hopes through her writing she can make science more engaging and communicable to the general public.
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