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for North Carolina Naturalist Vol. 11 Issue 1, Spring 2003
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With the arrival of a newly discovered fossil of a bus-sized prehistoric crocodile, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences discusses its own native crocodile. Deinosuchus, discovered in 1858, is a prehistoric crocodile that is commonly found throughout southeast North America. Paleontologists believe that these were once as common in North Carolina as alligators are in Florida now.