A newly identified species of 150 million-year-old marine crocodile has given insights into how a group of ancient animals evolved.
Artist’s impression of 150 million-year-old cricosaurus bambergensis
[Credit: Joschua Knüppe]The ancestor of today’s crocodiles belonged to a group of animals that developed a tail fin and paddle-like limbs for life in the sea, resembling dolphins more than crocodiles.
These slender animals, which fed…
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