VIDEO SPECIAL: Giant Prehistoric Crocodile Skeleton Discovered In Tunisia

By  //  January 14, 2016

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The fossil dates back 130 million years ago

ABOVE VIDEO: National Geographic grantee Federico Fanti and his research team discovered a giant Cretaceous crocodile skeleton in southern Tunisia. (National Geographic video)

National Geographic grantee Federico Fanti and his research team discovered a giant Cretaceous crocodile skeleton in southern Tunisia.

The fossil dates back 130 million years ago.

The head of the crocodile alone is over 5 feet long.

The discovery proves that this animal lived 25 million years past the hypothesized global extinction.

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National Geographic grantee Federico Fanti and his research team discovered a giant Cretaceous crocodile skeleton in southern Tunisia. (National Geographic image)

National Geographic grantee Federico Fanti and his research team discovered a giant Cretaceous crocodile skeleton in southern Tunisia. (National Geographic image)


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