Special Event: Yarbrough Educational Snake and Reptile Show
This week Discovery News reported that scientists have found the fossil of a pre-historic crocodile that was over 16 feet long and weighed 900 pounds!! This dinosaur reptile lived in South America, ate turtles and battled snakes. Scientists have named it Anthracosuchus balrogus - which is named after Balrog, a character from J.R.R. Tolkien’s book The Lord of the Rings.
This crocodile was found in the coal mines of Columbia, South America . Other ancient animals were found in the exact same mines. Researchers found the the skeletons of the world's largest snake. The snake is called the Titanoboa, and was thought to be around 48 feet long. There was also the remains of a turtle shells several inches thick. Wanna learn more about this cool discovery? Click here.
If you are interested in learning more about the unique world of reptiles the exsist today, please join us on Wednesday, June 11th from 3:00 - 4:00 in the Homewood Public Library (Large Auditorium) for our special presentaion: Yarbrough Educational Snake and Reptile Show.
Learn all about these awesome animals and how important they are to the balance of our natural world. You will be amazed all the useful things you will learn - you might even get to meet some of these creatures up close and personal!
Come check it out!