Amazon River Reveals Ancient Crocodiles Ruled the Earth, Not Dinosaurs

February 25, 2015 12:02 PM

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(Photo : Aldo Benites-Palomino/AMNH/PA) Several ancient crocodile species ruled the Amazon basin 13 million years ago.

Scientists revealed the Amazon basin in Peru was host to the most number of crocodile species dwelling in the same area 13 million years ago. They uncovered crocodile remains from two small fossil beds near the northeastern city of Iquitos.

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