This colossal prehistoric turtle could snap other turtles in half

For a brief period after the dinosaurs vanished, truly gigantic reptiles like the 50-foot snake Titanoboa and twenty-foot crocodiles dominated the swamps of ancient Colombia. Now we've discovered another, much gentler giant - the humongous 60-million-year-old "coal turtle." » 5/27/12 2:00pm 5/27/12 2:00pm

T-Rex faces off against its greatest hypothetical foe: the 48-foot…

Somehow, the Smithsonian Channel has beaten Syfy at its own monster fighting game. They've pit the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex against the gigantic snake Titanoboa in a prehistoric grudge match, animated the possible outcomes for each carnivorous side. » 4/01/12 9:30am 4/01/12 9:30am

A giant robotic snake chases a man piloting a spider mecha

Cheese on crackers, would it be fun to work at the eatART robotics collective in Vancouver. In addition to building awesomely biomimetic vehicles like Mondo Spider, they're currently working on Titanoboa, a mechanical recreation of the 50-foot-long, one-ton prehistoric snake of the same name. » 11/15/11 12:20pm 11/15/11 12:20pm

The ancient war between 20-foot crocodiles and 50-foot snakes

Sixty million years ago, the world belonged to Titanoboa, a gigantic snake that measured 40 to 50 feet long and weighed over 2,500 pounds. Only one creature could challenge it: a newly discovered, twenty-foot freshwater crocodile. » 9/15/11 11:30am 9/15/11 11:30am

World's Biggest Snake Could Live Again

Paleontologists have discovered fossil remains of the world's biggest snake, which was 13 meters long (over twice as big as this giant anaconda, pictured). Though they lived 60 million years ago, such snakes could re-evolve. » 2/04/09 1:17pm 2/04/09 1:17pm