Ancient ''Sea Warrior'' Crocodile Unveiled

Ancient ''Sea Warrior'' Crocodile Unveiled
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A reconstructed skull represents a new species of prehistoric crocodile, Guarinisuchus munizi, that was found in northeastern Brazil.

The ancient croc probably originated in Africa, but the Brazilian remains suggest it migrated to new territories about 62 million years ago, scientists say.

The ten-foot-long (three-meter-long) reptile quickly became a top predator in the world's oceans as bigger marine lizards went extinct.

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