20 Million-Year-Old Nightmare Worm Discovered and It Makes 2020 Look Like a Picnic

20 Million-Year-Old Nightmare Worm Discovered and It Makes 2020 Look Like a Picnic
Scientists have discovered an extinct 20-million year old predatory nightmare worm. The discovery brings us one step closer to the fictional lands of Tatooine from Star Wars or Arrakis in Dune. However, these giant worms actually existed and lived deep in the ocean. They would stay on the seabed in their underground domains "until they explode upwards grabbing unsuspecting prey with a snap of their powerful jaws." They would then take their prey, which was still alive, down into their L-shaped burrows to be devoured.

Ludvig Lowemark, a marine geoscientist at National Taiwan University in Taipei, led the study that found evidence of the ancient worm. Earlier this week, Lowemark and his team revealed their findings, noting that they believe it to be the ancient ancestor of the current-living Bobbit worm, which was named after the infamous 1993 incident involving John Wayne Bobbitt and Lorena Bobbitt. Lowemark and his team believe
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