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Unique images bring fossil insects back to life

A ground breaking new book that brings together two of the major disciplines behind Jurassic Park is aiming to raise the profile of insect fossils through stunning photographs and unique illustrations.

Scientists launch book to highlight beauty of ancient creepy crawlies

Dr Penney of the University of Manchester used cutting-edge technology to study fossilised insects, which have been illustrated for a new book.

Scientists launch book to highlight beauty of ancient creepy crawlies

Dr Penney of the University of Manchester used cutting-edge technology to study fossilised insects, which have been illustrated for a new book.

Scientists launch book to highlight beauty of ancient creepy crawlies

Dr Penney of the University of Manchester used cutting-edge technology to study fossilised insects, which have been illustrated for a new book.

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Meganeura

Meganeura was a monster dragonfly of the Carboniferous, the 'Queen of the Carboniferous Skies', with a stunning wingspan (for any dragonfly) of up to 65 cm. A 1 metre (3 foot) wingspan is the size of an Eagle, and they must have had the appetites to match.Meganeura would have been in countless numbers across the globe, with finds in America, Britain and elsewhere. It would have been a voracious aerial predator, buzzing down to occasionally snatch victims off the ground or the branches, dead…

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'Meganeura' Was A Prehistoric Dragonfly With A Two-Foot Wingspan

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18 terrifying animals you are SO glad are extinct (pictures)

Extinction is a very serious issue facing our world. We get that. But when it comes to these extinct animals, we have to admit: We're kinda glad we don't have to face off against them.

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The biggest insect ever was a huge "dragonfly"

The largest known insect of all time was a predator resembling a dragonfly but was only distantly related to them. Its name is Meganeuropsis, and it ruled the skies before pterosaurs, birds and bats had even evolved.

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Why Were Prehistoric Insects So Big?

Giant insects lived in prehistoric times, but today's insects are considerably smaller. Why didn't giant insects survive to the modern age?

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Paleontologists Recreate Walking Gait of 410-Million-Year-Old Spider | Paleontology | Sci-News.com

Scientists have used exceptionally preserved fossils of Palaeocharinus to create the video showing the most likely walking gait of the animal.

10 Prehistoric Bugs That Could Seriously Mess You Up - Listverse

Epochs ago, giant scorpion monsters were everywhere. Here are a few of the most horrifying prehistoric bugs ever to crawl the earth.

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