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Anomalocaridids, the early ancestors of modern-day day shrimp, were massive creatures that grew to be more than six feet long and looked more like baleen whales than the crustaceans they would eventually evolve into, researchers claim in a new study.
Ancient sea creatures, that were the largest predators for millions of years, grew even larger and survived much longer than previously thought.
Paleontologists have discovered a rich array of exceptionally preserved fossils of marine animals that lived between 480 million and 472 million years ago, during the early part of a period known as the Ordovician.
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