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Smithsonian documentary highlights fossil of monster snake found by UF paleontologists

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The members of the Florida Museum of Natural History received a treat last night: a sneak peek of a new documentary entitled Titanoboa:  Monster Snake. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on how University of Florida vertebrate paleontologists helped discover the massive snake’s fossilized remains.

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The film “Titanoboa:  Monster Snake” will premiere on the Smithsonian Channel April 1 at 8 p.m.  The Florida Museum of Natural History’s newest temporary exhibition, “Titanoboa: Monster Snake,” opens to the public March 30.  The exhibition will run through Jan. 6, 2013.

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