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Terminonaris, new prehistoric croc

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  • Registered Users Posts: 8,551 ✭✭✭ Rubecula


    being gharial like I assume it was mainly a fish eater. But if it was so big, it makes me wonder on what it's food supply may have been.


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 5,279 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Adam Khor


    Rubecula wrote: »
    being gharial like I assume it was mainly a fish eater. But if it was so big, it makes me wonder on what it's food supply may have been.

    Yes, probably mainly a fish eater, but let us not forget that the false gharial eats deer and monkeys once in a while, and this one even ate a grown up man (its not the first time it happens) after snatching him from shallow waters:

    crocattack_31dec08-11.jpg

    crocattack_31dec08-10.jpg

    Huge and all, this false gharial is smaller than Terminonaris, so...


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