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Crocodiles rocked pre-Amazonian Peru: Seven crocodile species found in single 13-million-year-old bone bed

Crocodiles rocked pre-Amazonian Peru: Seven crocodile species found in single 13-million-year-old bone bed

This model is a life reconstruction of the head of Gnatusuchus pebasensis, a 13-million-year-old, short-faced crocodile with globular teeth that was thought to use its snout to «shovel» mud bottoms, digging for clams and other mollusks. Model by Kevin Montalbбn-Rivera. Credit: Copyright Aldo Benites-Palomino Thirteen million years ago, as many as seven different species of […]