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Deinosuchus

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What the Dino Saw Next

Photos, videos and models were obtained at

Canberra’s National Dinosaur Museum.

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Deinosuchus rugosus

Deinosuchus was not a dinosaur. It is related to modern day alligators. The small skull is of a modern crocodile.

Schools and students have permission to use this graphic for non-commercial, educational purposes.

Schools and students have permission to use this graphic for non-commercial, educational purposes.

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What does its name mean? – Terrible crocodile

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What did they eat? – Like modern day crocodiles and alligators, deinosuchus ate meat.

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When did they live? – Deinosuchus lived around 80 to 73 million years ago.

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How big were they? – They could have been up to 8 to 10m long.

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Here is the Wikipedia link with more information about deinosuchus

Deinosuchus

 

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