Largest aquatic animal could eat T. rex for breakfast

14:49, October 28, 2009      

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The largest-ever aquatic animal.

Archaeologists have announced finding the largest-ever aquatic animal along the Jurassic Coast which lies between Dorset, United Kingdom and East Timor, according reports from Taiwan's "Today News" on Tuesday.

It is a fossil skeleton of an ancient animal, estimated to be 18 meters in length, weighing 12 tons, and its bite force is three times greater than that of the land-based Tyrannosaurus Rex.

After piecing together the giant fossil, archaeologists found it is the largest-ever skeleton of a dinosaur. It can swallow a whole person or bite a car in half using a strong jaw.


It can swallow a whole person or bite a car in half using a strong jaw.

It is believed that it was once a kind of huge aquatic animal living 150 million years ago. It is know as Pilosaur, and is the largest predator ever found. Scientists say it is twice as big as a killer whale and could eat a Tyrannosaurus rex for breakfast.

By People's Daily Online
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