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Giant snakes, and Amazonasaurus
When rumors strike, go to snopes.com, and find...
The key data:
"But, as the British newspaper The Guardian discovered when they sent a
reporter out to actually measure the legendary snake, claims about the
reptile's size were rather exaggerated ? their man measured Fragrant Flower,
as the reticulated python is now known, at between 21 and 23 feet (6.5 to 7
meters) in length, and estimated its weight at about 220 pounds (100 kg)."
Also, if someone could shoot me a pdf of Amazonasaurus, I'd be most happy.
Incidentally, I am off to Japan for a week and a half, but when I get back I
should be posting as per normal...
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
University of Maryland College Park Scholars
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-4084 Email: email@example.com
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