Thursday, January 26, 2006

Croc News

Fossil Yields Surprise Kin of Crocodiles - New York Times: "Fossil Yields Surprise Kin of Crocodile

Published: January 26, 2006

Scientists at the American Museum of Natural History have discovered a fossil in New Mexico that looks like a six-foot-long, two-legged dinosaur along the lines of a tyrannosaur or a velociraptor. But it is actually an ancient relative of today's alligators and crocodiles."

Thanks to Jeff Meyerson, who knows I can't resist a good story about crocs and/or gators.

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