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Image: Reconstruction of Pambdelurion. Credit: Robert Nicholls, Palaeocreations

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'Star Wars' Sarlacc's Mouth Found on Prehistoric Worm

A surprising reminder of a classic 'Star Wars' beast is a fossilized mouth dating back long before the Dinosaur Age.

September 26, 2016
8:59 AM EDT
Photo: The penis worm Priapulus caudatus. Credit: Jakob Vinther and Fredrik Pleijel
Photo: Fossil of Pambdelurion from North Greenland. Credit: Fletcher Young