Postosuchus, meaning “crocodile from Post (Garza co., Texas)”, is an extinct genus of rauisuchian reptiles comprising two species, P. kirkpatricki and P. alisonae, that lived in what is now North America during the Middle and Late Triassic (about 228-202 million years ago).
Postosuchus is a member of the clade Pseudosuchia, the lineage of archosaurs that includes modern crocodilians. The skeleton of Postosuchus is large and robust with a deep skull and a long tail. The total body length is about 4 to 5 metres (13 to 16 ft)…
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Postosuchus, meaning “crocodile from Post (Garza co., Texas)”, is an extinct genus of rauisuchian reptiles comprising two species, P. kirkpatricki and P. alisonae, that lived in what is now North America during the Middle and Late Triassic (about 228-202 million years ago).

Postosuchus is a member of the clade Pseudosuchia, the lineage of archosaurs that includes modern crocodilians. The skeleton of Postosuchus is large and robust with a deep skull and a long tail. The total body length is about 4 to 5 metres (13 to 16 ft)…

(read more: Wikipedia)                     (Credit: Victor Leshyk/NPS)

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