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Dec. 06, 2010

Prehistoric Crocodile Had Mammal-Like Teeth

by Zach Lynn


Video from National Geographic

Last August, scientists sponsored by Ohio University uncovered a new species of reptile that lived about 100 million years ago. While it's technically a crocodile, this ancient lizard, Pakasuchus, had multiple types of teeth. Most reptiles have just one type of tooth. Most mammals possess several different types of teeth (incisors, canines, bicuspids, molars etc.)

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