Embargoed to 1800 Wednesday February 4.
Undated University of Florida handout artist’s impression of the giant snake Titanoboa cerrejonensis which measured 43 feet, weighed as much as a small car, and had a body more than a yard thick. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday February 4, 2009. The monster relative of the boa constrictor lived in northern Colombia 60 million years ago. See PA story SCIENCE Snake. Photo credit should read: Jason Bourque/University of Florida/PA Wire