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... thank goodness it lived 330 million years ago!


Tracks of extinct, giant scorpion found in Scotland

"LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Tracks made 330 million years ago by a six-legged water scorpion bigger than a human have been found in Scotland.

"Martin Whyte, the geologist at the University of Sheffield in northern England who discovered the tracks, said on Wednesday they were left by a scorpion that measured 1.6 metres (5 ft 3 inches) in length and one metre across."

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He was a popular attraction until he choked to death on a corn kernel.
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Such a creature would make a worthy foe for Spider-Man!

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Yet another example of "improving" a classic product. This reminds me of when the added 10% juice to Orange Crush. If I wanted orange juice, I'd drink it. Deciding the fate of anything in an online poll is crazy.
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