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Jurassic crocodile ‘missing link’ discovered in Hungary

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Jurassic crocodile ‘missing link’ discovered in Hungary
A “missing link” from the crocodile family tree has been identified from a fossil in a Budapest museum. The 180 million-year-old specimen has helped scientists understand how a group of ancient crocodiles branched off from the rest of the family and evolved into dolphin-like creatures. During the Jurassic period when this marine predator prowled the oceans, two forms of crocodiles existed on Earth.
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