SFU researchers study 'monster burrow' of acient predatory sand worm in Taiwan

VANCOUVER -- Predatory sand worms up to two-metres long were striking at prey from beneath the ocean floor near Taiwan some 20 million years ago, according to new research from Simon Fraser University.

The findings, which were published this week in Scientific Reports, began with the discovery of a trace fossil of the creature's underwater burrow that was located along a rocky coastal area of the island nation.

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