STRANGE CROC PICTURES: New Dino-Eater, Galloper, More

STRANGE CROC PICTURES: New Dino-Eater, Galloper, More
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Paleontologist Paul Sereno (pictured) and colleagues have been scouring the harsh deserts of northern Africa since 2000 for evidence of a "lost world" of crocodilian ancestors.

"We knew about SuperCroc, the titan of all crocs, but we didn't have quite an idea of what existed in the shadows of the Cretaceous," Sereno said in reference to the oddball crocs his team describes in a November 2009 study.

ON TV When Crocs Ate Dinosaurs airs Saturday, November 21, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel. Preview Crocs >>
—Photo by Mike Hettwer, National Geographic
 
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