Remains of 5 Ancient Crocs Found in the Sahara

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This week paleontologists Paul Sereno and Hans Larsson revealed the discovery of the remains of five ancient African crocodyliforms, early ancestors of crocodiles.  Three of the crocodyliforms are new discoveries while the other two were previously identified.  The three new discoveries are:

The remaining two discoveries are:

These discoveries are exciting because they offer insight into a world of crocodyliforms that was previously unknown.

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