Largest crocodilian [Extinct]

Last updated: October 9, 2017 at 19:33 pm

Machimosaurus rex grew to a length of 10 m (33 ft) and lived in a shallow sea of present-day Tunisia around 130 million years ago during the Cretaceous and late Jurassic periods. It probably fed on turtles, fish, and carrion.

SOURCE:
Fanti F, Miyashita T, Cantelli L, Mnasri F, Dridi J, Contessi M, Cau A. The largest thalattosuchian (Crocodylomorpha) supports teleosaurid survival across the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary Cretaceous Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2015.11.011 

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