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GAVIALOSUCHUS CROCODILE OF CHELAS

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Author: FossilHuntress
Date: 2019-12-03 19:16:00
Blog: ARCHEA
URL: https://fossilhuntress.blogspot.com/2019/12/gavialosuchus-crocodile-of-chelas.html

Summary:

This well-preserved Miocene fossil crocodile is Gavialosuchus americanus lusitanicus, (Sellards, 1915) who lived in the area near Chelas, a locality near the airport in Lisbon, Portugal around 12 million years ago. When he was alive, that area of the world was flooded and home to Mastodons and other ancient animals. This fellow was quite the beast. The complete crocodile would have been 8-9

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