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In the pantheon of predators, it’s one of the greatest discoveries since the T-Rex: a snake 48 feet long, weighing in at 2,500 pounds. Uncovered from a treasure trove of fossils in a Colombian coal mine, this serpent is revealing a lost world of giant creatures. Travel back to the period following the extinction of dinosaurs and encounter this monster predator.
Family: Closest living relative is the boa constrictor
Genus: Titanoboa cerrejonensis
Length: Approx. 49 feet long
Weight: Approx. 2500 pounds, or as much as 20 people
Width: 60-70 centimeters wide, perhaps doubling in size after dinner!