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(Science News)   Newly discovered fossilized worm genus named after Arrakis due to its massive size and aversion to rhythmic footsteps. Blessed be the Maker, may He cleanse us in his passing because we could really use some of that about now   (sci-news.com) divider line
    More: Cool, Paleontology, name of the new genus, species of palaeoscolecid worm, first known palaeoscolecid discovery, Fossil, Arrakiscolex aasei, new genus, group of extinct ecdysozoan worms  
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2021-09-18 9:25:37 PM  
One vote from me because Dune. Sadly I do not have greenlight powers and he who controls the greens controls the queue.
 
2021-09-18 9:28:09 PM  
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2021-09-19 5:10:03 AM  
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2021-09-19 5:23:07 AM  
...massive size....

"...up to tens of centimeters in length."

Subby exaggerates his worm size again.
 
2021-09-19 5:50:18 AM  
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2021-09-19 6:06:42 AM  

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2021-09-19 7:18:44 AM  
Better not "Jurassic Park" that thing back to life, the antivax crowd used up all of our de-wormer.
 
2021-09-19 8:05:39 AM  
Man, this viral marketing for Villeneuve's Dune is getting kind of whacky.
 
2021-09-19 8:35:47 AM  
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2021-09-19 10:10:51 AM  

LewDux: Gordon Bennett: [Fark user image 850x361]

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I particularly liked the "100% human" part. Nice touch.
 
2021-09-19 11:25:31 AM  
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2021-09-19 11:26:25 AM  
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2021-09-19 11:28:31 AM  
Its only a small specimen, about 10cm in length.  In the deep desert, there have been reports as long as 1m.

/10cm is an earthworm at most, lol
 
2021-09-19 11:40:53 AM  
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What? Oh, Cambrian lifeform...
 
2021-09-19 2:15:20 PM  

sitesmithscott: Its only a small specimen, about 10cm in length.  In the deep desert, there have been reports as long as 1m.


Mongolian death worm.
 
2021-09-19 9:39:45 PM  
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