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Found, Crocodile Fossil 100 Million Year Old

November 27, 2010 Leave a comment

An ancient animal fossils found at the head of Thailand. The shape is relatively flat, with an elongated snout shape. Once identified, it is a fossil crocodile that lived about 100 million years ago.

Scientists from Mahasarakham University, Komsorn Lauprasert say, this species has longer legs than modern crocodiles. From the characteristics of teeth, this is a fish eater.

“They live on land and can run very fast,” said Komsorn, such as loaded Fox News, 25 November 2010.

Komsorn found this fossil in a museum in 2006. A 6-inch fossil was found at the dig site in the province of Nakhon Rathchasima or Korat, Thailand.

Crocodile species are called “Khoratosuchus jintasakuli” – a mix of location discovery, Korat and director of research institutes, Pratueng Jintasakul.
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