Fossils of oddball crocodile relative found in Texas suburb

The newly described creature with an unusual jaw showcases the rich diversity of Cretaceous crocodyliforms. Tuesday, 11 June 2019
By Michael Greshko
Some 96 million years ago, the suburbs of Dallas, Texas, were part of a lush river delta that was home to turtles, dinosaurs, fish—and a bizarre creature that looked like a crocodile but may have eaten like an opossum.
The newfound animal, Scolomastax sahlsteini…

Fossils of oddball crocodile relative found in Texas suburb
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