The fossilised remains of a crocodile that ruled the oceans 140 million years ago have been discovered in Patagonia. Scientists have nicknamed the
creature Godzilla, because of its dinosaur-like snout and jagged teeth.
The species is formally known as Dakosaurus andiniensis
Unlike modern crocodiles, it lived entirely in the water, and had fins instead of legs. It measured 4m (13ft) from nose to tail and its jaws alone
were a third of a metre (1ft) long.
The giant crocodile was a fearsome predator (Image: National Geographic)
Prof Zulma Gasparini and the skull (Image: Marta Fernandez)
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