Fossil of massive crocodile found on edge of Sahara desert

January 11, 2016 4:55 PM

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Fossil of massive crocodile found on edge of Sahara desert

discovery was detailed in a study in the journal Cretaceous Research. “Just the skull is more than five feet long.

A panoramic view of the Touil el Mhahir locality in southern Tunisia where Machimosaurus rex was discovered in December 2014. With a rich and diverse fossil record, the Tataouine governorate is becoming a pivotal area for vertebrate paleontology. (Federico Fanti)

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