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Croc extinction led to dinosaur domination

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 27 March 2013 - 09:16 PM

A mass extinction that occurred over 200 million years ago, killed off a slew of huge predators, including hefty beasts that looked like crocodiles and enormous armadillos, according to new research.

Some of the prehistoric predators - animals known collectively as the early pseudosuchians - likely preyed on certain dinosaurs, which later evolved some of impressive characteristics of the ancient pseudosuchians. Those included features like sturdy body armour and strong tails for whacking enemies.


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Posted 08 April 2013 - 09:35 AM

So the ancestors of modern crocodiles and alligators died off and the dinosaurs survived, and all because of a huge climate change.

And 65 million years ago dinosaurs died off and the ancestors of crocodiles and alligators survived, and all because of a huge climate change.


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