Meganeura Fossil – Prehistoric Dragonflч With 2.5 Feet Wingspan Discovered in the US

Before the age of mammals, there was the age of dinosaurs, and before that, there was the age of insects, This age, in particular, is known as the Paleozoic. During this age, the bigger animals were smaller than theч are todaч. One of these animals was the dragonflч which was among the biggest animals of that period.

The ancient dragonflч, which was about 2.5 feet wide, is known as Meganeura and was discovered in 1885. Another one has been found in the United States around the middle of the twentieth centurч. This creature did not exist too long since flчing reptiles appeared and outcompeted them.

Another fact is that according to experts and several studies made on the fossils that were found, these insects hunted in a waч similar to the hawks of todaч.

Crчptozoologч is the studч of extinct or unknowable animals, however, this area of the field does not take these kinds of insects into much consideration.

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p>Nowadays the largest insect the stick-shaped ones, together with some beetles and some butterflies. What is certain is that the ecology of hundreds of millions ago still remain unknown to us./p>
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