‘Carolina Butcher’ Crocodile was Top Predator before Dinosaurs Roamed North America

March 20, 2015 12:11 PM

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‘Carolina Butcher’ Crocodile was Top Predator before Dinosaurs Roamed North America

Scientists have revealed more about a huge crocodile species that stood on two legs at 9 feet tall with bladelike teeth and ruled the swamps of ancient North Carolina.

According to a LiveScience report, Carnufex carolinensis, the “butcher croc” used to live about 230 million years ago and it is quite possible that it walked on its hind legs like a dinosaur, and dined on other reptiles and early mammals.

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