That is ONE BIG croc. Source: news.discovery.com
They were bigger than today’s crocs — big enough to swallow a human.
Could a recently discovered species from South Africa be the ancestor of us all?
Top photo: Nearly two million-year-old skull of a young male Australopithecus sediba, a fossil human species recently discovered in South Africa.
Bottom Photo: End of hominin shinbone pokes through the sediment at Malapa, waiting to be excavated.
Dec. 30, 1924: Hubble Reveals We Are Not Alone
1924: Astronomer Edwin Hubble announces that the spiral nebula Andromeda is actually a galaxy and that the Milky Way is just one of many galaxies in the universe.
Photo: Edwin Hubble’s 1920s observations of Andromeda (whose ultraviolet spectrum is rendered here) expanded our notions of the size and nature of a universe that is itself expanding.
Galaxy Evolution Explorer image courtesy NASA.
And the rest as they say, is history…Source: the-star-stuff