Inside the head of one of Australia’s smallest fossil crocs

30 Aug 2022
Tiny croc
Trilophosuchus rackhami was between 70 and 90 centimetres long and weigh one to two kilograms. Credit, Jorgo Ristevski

Approximately 13.5 million years ago, north-west Queensland was home to an unusual and particularly tiny species of crocodile and now scientists are unlocking its secrets.

University of Queensland researchers have used state-of-the-art technology to reveal previously unknown details about the prehistoric Trilophosuchus rackhami’s anatomy.

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