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Re: Deinosuchus basics
>Within the crown-group, there's Deinosuchus and, in the Tertiary,
>Rhamphosuchus (a really big gavialoid) and Purussaurus (a giant caiman),
>all of which were *probably* in the 30 to 40 foot range.
I heard somewhere (how's that for being scientific?) that the largest known
Australian Saltwater Croccodiles were reported to be specimens just over
30' long. I'm guessing that those guys were a bit bigger than that? And
wasn't there another really big one that lived in Quatternary South
Seth A. Ellestad.