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400-million-year old worm had long body, big jaws

The fossils were found in June 1994 by Derek K. Armstrong of Ontario Geological Survey, who was dropped by helicopter to investigate the rocks and fossils at a remote and temporary exposure in Ontario, Canada, for a few hours. The comparison can be drawn to that of giant eunicid colloquially referred to as Bobbit worms which are menacing and opportunistic ambush predators, which use their gripping jaws to capture prey such as fish and cephalopods such as squids and octopuses and drag them into ...


April the Giraffe due to give birth at any moment

April the Giraffe due to give birth at any moment

He said that kicking the livestream offline had removed an educational tool from the web. According to Animal Adventure Park, the calf will weigh about 150 pounds and will stand 6-feet tall at birth. Animal Adventure says the baby giraffe will stay with April for six to 10 months before it is re-homed. The calf will be born hooves first then head and plop on the ground.



Danica Patricks Wears Awesome American Flag Shoes At Daytona 500 Media Day

I would definitely not want to come back and race anymore if I won the championship, I'd be outta of here ", he said. Earnhardt has never won a championship, and while he isn't considered a favorite to win the title - he wasn't running well enough to win it at the time he stepped out of the auto a year ago and missed the final 18 races because of a concussion - it certainly can't be ruled out with NASCAR's unique playoff system.


Gordhan: Govt to borrow R149bn to meet spending target

Gordhan: Govt to borrow R149bn to meet spending target

Meanwhile, the minister announced a hike in sin taxes, an increased fuel levy and a new super bracket for high-income earners. Gordhan shied away from raising the 14 percent value-added tax rate, saying poor households would be adversely affected, and from raising the 28 percent tax rate for companies.


Incredible video shows Harrison Ford's close call at airport

Incredible video shows Harrison Ford's close call at airport

Ford's yellow, single-engine Aviat Husky then zooms in from the right of the frame, flying low over the airliner and casting its shadow down the middle of the bigger plane before landing on the taxiway. Landing on a taxiway instead of a runway as instructed is a safety no-no under FAA rules. The mishap could result in anything from a simple warning to suspension of Ford's pilot license, the news agency reported.


Half-eaten shark washes ashore on New Smyrna Beach

Half-eaten shark washes ashore on New Smyrna Beach

Two great white sharks - one of them 14 foot long and known as Katherine - have been spotted near New Smyrna Beach in recent months. Officials aren't sure whether another shark is responsible for the death, but Morris says whatever fish caused the death was certainly bigger than the 5-foot shark.