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Giant ant fossil discovered near Princeton by local resident - Vancouver Island Free Daily

Summary by Ground News
The fossil was discovered by Princeton resident Beverly Burlingame. Researchers say it is the first Canadian specimen of the extinct ant Titanomyrma. The biggest species was surprisingly gigantic, with the body mass of a wren and a wingspan of half a foot. The fossil raises questions about how the dispersal of animals and plants occurred across the Northern Hemisphere some 50 million years ago.
Published 3 months ago · Princeton, Canada

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