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Eurypterids Date: 444-416 Million Years Ago Age: Silurian Likely Prey: Jawless fishes, soft-bodied arthropods Imagine a scorpion bigger than you. Eurypterids, distant relatives of today’s scorpion, were giants of the Silurian Period. As prey developed hard parts, predators needed tougher … Continue reading

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