'Godzilla' Fossils Reveal Real-Life Sea Monster

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Computer images of the skull of a newfound species of crocodile-like marine reptile show how the massive predator might have looked.

Diego Pol, a researcher at Ohio State University, used sophisticated software to map the features of the skull and other fossils discovered in Argentina. Using these images, Pol was able to place the unusual creature on the crocodile family tree.

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