A gigantic 20-foot crocodile would have lived alongside the world's largest snake - the Titanoboa.
The 60 million year-old Paleocene New World tropics would have been home to a number of large, fearsome creatures. While the younger crocodiles may have been an easy meal for the 42-foot snake, the adults would have been a force to be reckoned with.
In a new study appearing Sept. 15 in the journal Palaeontology, University of Florida researchers describe a new 20-foot extinct species discovered in the same Colombian coal mine with Titanoboa, the world's largest snake.
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