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with giant slugs
as a rule of thumb
isopods > all other things.
'The creature, which has been named Jaekelopterus rhenaniae, would have paddled in a river or swamp.' gives the impression of it paddling around holding it's trousers up around its knees. OOH THE WATER! OH HO HOH OHO I'M WET AHA HA HAHAHA A'
will be my username when the keiths_tele brand runs its course.
'"The biggest scorpion today is nearly 30cm so that shows you how big this creature was," said Dr Simon Braddy from the University of Bristol, UK.'
that's big enough for me :(
is for a lot of people no more potent than a bee sting.
Apparently they're so popular as pets that they're in danger of being driven to extinction by opportunistic poachers.
whoa. scorpions are interesting things.
irrational fears of creepy animals ftw.
horrible, horrible things.
imagine if it had been an isopod.
and ride it to work.
Q. What do you call a crustacean's penis?
A. A Giant IsoRod.
They quoted a scientist saying that scorpions are unlikely to evolve to this size again (just in case BBC viewers were worried).