Sea Monster Found

The remains of an enormous prehistoric sea monster have been found in a Peruvian desert. Known as “Leviathan Melvillei,” the animal owned teeth so large that scientists first thought they were elephant tusks.

The Levianthan lived 12 to 13 million years ago, according to scientists. It fed on large prey, possibly baleen whales. The remains will go on display at the Museo de Historia Natural in Lima, Peru.

44 Responses to “Sea Monster Found”

  1. pedro
    July 1, 2010 at 5:07 pm #

    WOW it is probally going to come alive and eat us all. YUM!

  2. falcon 5.0
    July 1, 2010 at 7:08 pm #

    thats is AWESOME!!!! :)

  3. JDog4500
    July 2, 2010 at 7:32 am #

    The earth is not over one million years old.

    • pack17dude
      July 2, 2010 at 10:04 am #

      the earth is about 3 billioion years old

    • DMan2699
      July 2, 2010 at 2:06 pm #

      the world is about 2 billion years old

      • KOOPA TROOPA MASTER
        July 4, 2010 at 7:43 am #

        ur right

  4. namurT
    July 2, 2010 at 7:48 am #

    How much does it cost to go Peru?

    • DMan2699
      July 2, 2010 at 2:05 pm #

      it depends where you are starting from

  5. nin*gorin
    July 2, 2010 at 8:47 am #

    Thats cool. But it DID NOT live 12 to 13 million years ago, because the univirse did not exist that long ago.

    • Ponage
      July 2, 2010 at 11:00 am #

      How do you know Mr.smarty pants?

      • young earth guy
        July 4, 2010 at 6:23 pm #

        because he thinks the evidence appears to point in that direction, and so do I. The Bible says that God made the universe. The Scout Oath also says there is a God (“to do my duty to god and country…”)
        Just sayin’ man.
        You have to choose for yourself what to believe.

      • welikemike
        July 5, 2010 at 9:40 am #

        FACTS!

    • DMan2699
      July 2, 2010 at 2:04 pm #

      yes it did

  6. Squeedledoo
    July 2, 2010 at 11:55 am #

    the world did exist then because there was b.c and a.d

  7. Me
    July 2, 2010 at 4:29 pm #

    you are wrongthe last dinosaur lived 65 million years ago

  8. Traingo
    July 3, 2010 at 9:18 am #

    it DID NOT live 12 to 13 million years ago, because the univirse did not exist that long ago.

    • wolf007
      July 3, 2010 at 7:39 pm #

      hey the earth is about 3 billion years old it was covered by lava and magma so the world is just awesome!

    • welikemike
      July 5, 2010 at 9:37 am #

      Correct! The earth is 6,000 years old.

  9. Nate
    July 3, 2010 at 10:08 am #

    That is so cool!!!!!!!!!!!! To bad it’s in Peru though.

  10. a very smart guy
    July 3, 2010 at 12:59 pm #

    a behemoth among fishes, a prehistoric monster? how fascinating!

  11. mas
    July 3, 2010 at 1:05 pm #

    I think I do agree because the world has been living for centurys.

  12. nin*gorin
    July 3, 2010 at 1:46 pm #

    Sorry. I didn’t mean to sound like everyone knows it, but there is evidence that the earth is alot younger than some scientists say. I do not know how old the earth really is, but I know that it is not as old as most people think it is.

    • KOOPA TROOPA MASTER
      July 4, 2010 at 7:42 am #

      no

    • welikemike
      July 4, 2010 at 3:14 pm #

      Leviathan is in the Bible in a few places.It probably got there from the flood.the earth is about 6,000 years old.Learn more on Google,but type but in KJV after everything.

  13. wolf007
    July 3, 2010 at 7:42 pm #

    i wish they would make a web site that showed the fossil so youcould scroll around it zoom in so this is awesome!!!!!!!am i right reply to me!

  14. chalkman
    July 4, 2010 at 9:39 am #

    Yeah, it’s not that old. It’s a fact that the carbon dating methods they use to determine the age of fossils is EXTREMELY off and is what produces dates like several million years old. It’s all because the scientists want to make it seem like they’re right with their theories.

  15. Anonymous
    July 4, 2010 at 6:34 pm #

    No one knows how old the earth is. There is good evidence for the opinion that it is young and there is good evidence that it is very old. I personally think that it is younger than most people think, but it is just a matter of opinion.

  16. GT0192837465
    July 6, 2010 at 11:51 am #

    Not to be rude to Traingo but the universe existed 19 million years ago deviliping the earth and the other planets for 5 million years.

    • ranger4
      July 6, 2010 at 4:25 pm #

      I think that you are probably mistaken but who knows

  17. opie
    July 6, 2010 at 2:57 pm #

    just read the bible to find out how old it might be

    • THEMAN
      July 6, 2010 at 7:00 pm #

      agreed

  18. God is awsome
    July 6, 2010 at 5:16 pm #

    I believe that there may have been such a creature as this, but it can’t be that old. It’s impossible because (according to the Bible) the Earth is only about 6,000 years old.

    • nemecboys
      July 7, 2010 at 11:33 am #

      I think its only 1,000,000 years old but I could be wrong. but i think the monster is only like 10,000 years old.
      P.s. whats the deal with evalution?

  19. Camper99
    July 7, 2010 at 7:28 am #

    I don’t know how old the earth is, but i do know that this sea monster is pretty cool

  20. nin*gorin
    July 7, 2010 at 9:49 am #

    Ok everbody, the bible says God made the earth so it did not take any amount of time to form and the bible is correct. It also says the ages of many people and there decendants, so comparing that with other history the earth is only about 6,000 years old. And it is not a matter of opinion, someone is right and someone is wrong. And Darwin never even said his theory was fact, because he never proved it. It remains an unproven theory.

  21. Buddy11
    July 7, 2010 at 1:44 pm #

    That is cool, but it cant be that old because the Universe has only been around about 6,000 years according to the Bible which is what I believe.

  22. sugarhead
    July 13, 2010 at 3:01 pm #

    What else would eat other than whales?

  23. jcracer
    July 14, 2010 at 1:10 pm #

    SEA MONSTERS NEVER EXISTED END OF STORY!

  24. nin*gorin
    July 15, 2010 at 11:22 am #

    To jcracer: HOW DO YOU KNOW?

  25. cearture
    August 18, 2010 at 8:11 pm #

    I LIKE l LEARNING ABOUT THAT.P.S.THIS WAS IN THE ICE AGE

  26. nanonathan
    October 3, 2010 at 3:21 pm #

    I think that the Earth is 6,000 years old because the bible says
    P.S.Read the bible and you will see!

    • mariokart person
      December 3, 2010 at 4:53 pm #

      According to the bible, the universe is 6,000 years old, so it can’t be that old. So if you said so, you’re correct!

  27. maczap100
    January 9, 2011 at 9:59 pm #

    WOW……..thats sooo cool……. and i agree with “pedro says” it will come alive and eat all of us :D

  28. charlie the snowman
    November 18, 2011 at 9:41 am #

    in the bible it never says that the earth is only 6000 years old people

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