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Pakasuchus kapilimai

Pakasuchus kapilimai

Newly discovered, ancient crocodile was mammal-like, from its grinding molars to its skinny legs.

Full story at:
http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/crocs/discovery.jsp

Accolades:
"I really, really like the illustration. And I think you have nailed the proportions very well. Looks great. I like what you have accented (and what you have not accented as well). Great work. Glad you have enjoyed doing this."

--Patrick O'Connor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anatomy
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine


Also featured in:
Discover Magazine
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/notrocketscience/2010/08/04/pakasuchus-%E2%80%93-the-crocodile-that%E2%80%99s-trying-to-be-a-mammal/

National Geographic (Kids Blog)
http://kidsblogs.nationalgeographic.com/kidsnews/2010/08/prehistoric-crocodile-like-a-mammal.html

Scientific American
http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/post.cfm?id=crocodile-relative-might-have-chewe-2010-08-04


National Geographic (News)
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/08/photogalleries/100804-crocodile-chew-fossil-science-mammal-teeth-pictures/