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Title: Researchers identify new species of prehistoric crocodile
Post by: rangerrebew on September 13, 2017, 10:49:40 AM
Researchers identify new species of prehistoric crocodile
September 13, 2017
 
Around 95 million years ago, a giant relative of modern crocodiles ruled the coastlines and waterways of what would one day become north central Texas.

A team including the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Stephanie Drumheller-Horton has identified this species, Deltasuchus motherali. They have found that adults grew up to 20 feet long and, based on the bite marks discovered on the fossilized bones of prey animals, ate whatever they wanted in their environment, from from turtles to dinosaurs.


Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-09-species-prehistoric-crocodile.html#jCp
Title: Re: Researchers identify new species of prehistoric crocodile
Post by: Sanguine on September 13, 2017, 11:25:17 AM
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ate whatever they wanted

LOL.