New Species of Ancient Crocodile Discovered
A scientist has identified a new species of crocodile found in Africa 95 million years ago, and nicknamed it "Shieldcroc".
MU assistant professor Casey Holliday nicknamed Aegisuchus witmeri "Shieldcroc" because of its thick skinned shield.
EurekAlert, 2 February 2012
A University of Missouri researcher has identified a new species of prehistoric crocodile. The extinct creature, nicknamed "Shieldcroc" due to a thick-skinned shield on its head, ... read more »