This is a broad snouted crocodile that was formerly placed in the Genus Crocodylus but was moved to a newly formed Genus Rimasuchus in 2003. Rimasuchus was a large crocodile that commonly exceeded 7 mts in length. Its teeth are very robust and quite blunt unlike those of other crocodiles. It was common in much of east Africa in the Pilo-Pliestocene living in both lakes and rivers and alongside several other crocodile species- Euthecodon brumpti, Crocodylus niloticus and Crocodylus cataphractus.
Age approx. 1.90 Million Years Digital Capture: Structured Light Scanner
ER 71 FS 233
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