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Megalodon was the biggest shark that ever existed. It was larger than the average city bus and could bite down with a force between 10.8 and 18.2 tons - enough to crush a prehistoric whale's skull as easily as a grape.
Titanoboa was the largest snake that ever lived, measuring in at 13-15 meters in length and weighing about 2,500 lbs.
The most toxic substance known is botulinum toxin, otherwise known as Botox. One hundred nanograms is enough to kill a fully grown man; 1 kilogram would be enough to wipe out the entire human race.
It's possible to sequence DNA on gum and cigarette butts found in the street and 3D print a very accurate face from it.
In 1976, an episode of Sesame Street was aired that scared kids so much, they've refused to air it ever since.
About 60 million years ago, there was a species of turtle that was so large and had such powerful jaws that it could have devoured a crocodile.
A Missouri family sued the previous owners of a house that they had just bought after Brown Recluse Spiders "started bleeding out of the walls." An expert came in and estimated that the house was infested with 4,000 – 5,000 of the spiders.
In Australia, there are spiders big enough to eat snakes.