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Tiny new fossil crocodile-relative had mammal-like teeth

In the dinosaur-rich fossil beds of Morocco, dated to about 100 million years ago, scientists have discovered a strange new crocodile. A fossil was...

A reptilian anachronism: American alligator older than we thought

From climate to the peninsula's very shape, not much in Florida has stayed the same over the last 8 million years. Except, it turns out,...

Brain anatomy convergence between crocodylians and their epic carnivorous cousins, the...

If I ask you to think of a large, extinct carnivorous reptile, what do you think of? I'm gonna guess that pretty much all...

The first crocodile ancestors

Did you know that birds and crocodiles are practically cousins? Around 230 million years ago, you wouldn't have been able to tell the difference...

Sneaky crocodiles occupied sauropod hatcheries

The nesting grounds of sauropod dinosaurs where absolutely astonishing, covering hundreds of square miles in cases, forming vast playgrounds to rear their young. Some...

Bone-crushing prehistoric reptile the largest marine crocodile ever discovered

A five-foot-long skull discovered in war-torn Tunisia has led to the identification of a new species. University of Alberta PhD student Tetsuto Miyashita is among...

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