2 Sep 2015

Giant Sea Scorpion - Doctor James Lamsdell

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:30 pm on 2 September 2015

Scientists have discovered what could be the world's oldest giant sea scorpion. It comes in at a massive 1.67 meters long. And it's estimated to be about 460 million years old. The Pentecopterus decorahensis was discovered in an ancient meteor crater in Iowa. Yale University researcher Doctor James Lamsdell speaks with Jesse from Connecticut.

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