Before Dinosaurs North America was Ruled By Land Dwelling Crocodiles

March 20, 2015 11:13 AM

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A giant land-dwelling crocodile, that lived nearly 231 million years past, was the highest predator in prehistoric North America even before the primary dinosaurs arrived there, in step with a brand new study. Supported fossils discovered in North geographic area, the scientists aforementioned that the massive croc accustomed walk on its hind legs and preyed upon armored reptiles and early mammals.

Dubbed Carnufex carolinensis, or the “Carolina Butcher,” the animal was believed to live concerning nine feet long and five feet tall. in step with scientists from North geographic area State University and therefore the North geographic area deposit of Natural Sciences, elements of Carnufex’s , spi...

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