How do we get kids interested in science? How about more pictures like this in junior-high science textbooks. Just look at it. I'm having a hard time not making metal hands at my own computer screen.
The beast in question is called Leviathan melvillei, a name so awesome that it actually made me question whether this was a legitimate animal and not something made up as a joke. But Wired Science and Science News magazine tell that it was real. And spectacular.
To read the full, original article click on this link: Just look at this illustration of an ancient carnivorous whale - Boing Boing
Author: Maggie Koerth-Baker