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Snake Invader: Images of Titanoboa in Grand Central

Titanoboa in Grand Central

(Image credit: Jennifer Welsh for LiveScience.com)

Green glow from Vanderbilt Hall shows the way to titanoboa.

Titanoboa in Grand Central

(Image credit: Jennifer Welsh for LiveScience.com)

Visitors snap pictures of the giant snake.

Titanoboa in Grand Central

(Image credit: Jennifer Welsh for LiveScience.com)

Titanoboa lived 60 million years ago, in the first rainforests.

Titanoboa in Grand Central

A recreation of a gigantic snake is displayed in Grand Central.

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The giant snake ate gigantic crocodiles!

Titanoboa in Grand Central

(Image credit: Jennifer Welsh for LiveScience.com)

The titanoboa snake weighed a whopping 2,500 pounds (more than 1,100 kilograms), with a length of 48 feet (almost 15 meters).

Titanoboa in Grand Central

(Image credit: Jennifer Welsh for LiveScience.com)

Titanoboa in Grand Central

Two young kids stare at the gigantic titanoboa snake in Grand Central's Vanderbilt Hall.

(Image credit: Jennifer Welsh for LiveScience.com)

Visiting kids were mesmerized by the sight of the giant snake.

Titanoboa in Grand Central

(Image credit: Jennifer Welsh for LiveScience.com)

Titanoboa in Grand Central

(Image credit: Jennifer Welsh for LiveScience.com)

Titanoboa in Grand Central

(Image credit: Jennifer Welsh for LiveScience.com)

Titanoboa in Grand Central

(Image credit: Jennifer Welsh for LiveScience.com)
Jennifer Welsh
Jennifer Welsh graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz's Science Communication graduate program after working at a start up biotech company for three years after getting her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame. She has worked at WiredScience, The Scientist and Discover Magazine before joining the Live Science team.