The world’s oldest predator is a six-foot swell scorpion

Pentecopterus decorahensis: world's oldest predator | Illustration: Patrick J. Lynch/Yale University

A contingent of scientist from the Yale University has discovered the oldest known species of a wave scorpion, in a meteorite crater located in the Iowa River, in Winneshiek.

The “Pentecopterus decorahensis”, named after an ancient Greek warship, lived 467 million years ago and grew to nearly…

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