National Geographic grantee Federico Fanti and his research team discovered a giant Cretaceous crocodile skeleton in southern Tunisia. The fossil dates back 130 million years ago. The head of the crocodile alone is over 5 feet long. The discovery proves that this animal lived 25 million years past the hypothesized global extinction.
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PRODUCER: Jean-Peal Polo
PICTURES: Federico Fanti
ILLUSTRATIONS: Marco Auditore and Davide Bonadonna