giant isopods (Bathynomus giganteus)

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12-April-2019. Article: https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-dropped-alligators-on-the-seafloor-and-the-giant-bugs-came-creeping

The pink football-sized roaches are called giant isopods (Bathynomus giganteus), and some groups are thought to have an ancient origin in the deep sea, going back 200 or 300 million years.