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Mysterious Jurassic crocodile identified 250 years after fossil find

September 13, 2019 - General

A prehistoric crocodile that lived around 180 million years ago has been identified – almost 250 years after the discovery of it fossil remains.

Life reconstruction of Mystriosaurus [Credit: Julia Beier]A fossil skull found in a Bavarian town in the 1770s has been recognised as the now-extinct species Mystriosaurus laurillardi, which lived in tropical waters during the Jurassic Period.

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