Giant rodent astonishes science: BBC

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Ivan Seeking
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The fossil remains of a gigantic rodent that looked something like a monster guinea pig have been identified by scientists in Venezuela... The 700-kilogram beast - about the size of a buffalo - lived among the reeds and grasses of an ancient river system that threaded its way into the Caribbean Sea eight million years ago.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3120950.stm
 
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Yes, I just read that in the paper today. What a GIGANTIC creature. Gives new meaning to calling the lonely skinny kid "Rodent". Now I want to be called rodent. LOL.
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Good gravy! Just imagine the hole that thing would chew in your wanescutting!
 

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