100-million-year-old crocodile fossil discovered

Fossil found in Thailand is of previously unknown species

Researchers revealed on Thursday that a new species of crocodile was discovered from a fossil in Thailand. In a study published in the journal of the Geological Society of London, the scientists say the 100-million-year-old croc had longer legs than modern-day crocodiles, fed on fish, and could run very fast.

Associated Press

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