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Big Ancient Land-dwelling Croc Inspired 'Abject Terror'

The "Carolina butcher" has been found and it is just as scary as the name suggests. Scientists on Thursday said they had unearthed fossils in North Carolina of a big land-dwelling crocodile that lived about 231 million years ago, walked on its hind legs and was a top land predator right before the first dinosaurs appeared. Transported back to the Triassic Period, what would a person experience upon encountering this agile, roughly 9-foot-long [about 3 meter-long] beast with a...

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