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This ancient one-ton crocodile had steak knives for teeth

Crocodile eating dinosaur

The ancient crocodile Razana chowing down on a sauropod, artist rendering.

Fabio Manucci

Move over : There’s a new prehistoric carnivore in town. Meet the , an ancient crocodile from Madagascar measuring as much as 20 feet long by 5 feet wide. Razana’s name comes from the native Malagasy for “giant lizard ancestor from Sakalava.” This croc had steak knives for teeth, and

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