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Ancient Crocodile

This Nightmarish Beast Ruled The Continent Long Before The Dinosaurs

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.19.2015 | Science

Imagine a massive croc. Walking on its hind legs. Towering over you and ready to clamp down on you with its enormous fang-filled maw. What sounds l...

Bonanza Of Ancient Crocs Unearthed Overseas

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.25.2015 | Science

Talk about a crocodile paradise. Scientists examining fossil outcrops in northeastern Peru near the city of Iquitos were stunned to discover the fo...

Scientists Unearth Enormous Prehistoric Croc

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 06.05.2014 | Science

It was 16 feet (4.8 meters) long and tipped the scales at 900 lbs. (408 kilograms). With a blunt snout and powerful bite, it ate turtles and battled ...

Ancient 'Crocs' Chowed Down On Baby Dinos, Fossils Suggest

Posted 03.01.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 02/27/2013 05:05 PM EST on LiveScience Crocodile-like beasts may have nibbled on young dinosa...

Huge Prehistoric Beast May Have Swallowed Humans Whole, Scientists Say

Posted 05.09.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 05/07/2012 04:28 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet Scientists have announced the discovery of a newfound crocodile ...

Gigantic Crocodile Had Strange Structure On Skull, Paleontologists Say

Posted 02.07.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 11/07/2011 10:00 AM EST on LiveScience LAS VEGAS — A newly described species of anc...

Ancient Horned Crocodile Ate Early Humans, New Study Suggests

National Geographic | Christine Dell'Amore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

n a primeval version of the horror flick Lake Placid, a 19-foot-long (5.8-meter-long) horned crocodile may have leaped from the water to snack on earl...