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CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 6 —  It turned out to be an even more amazing discovery than some North Carolina students thought. The prehistoric bones they found in a rock quarry seven years ago have revealed two new species dating back 215 million years — to before the Atlantic Ocean was formed ...

... a meat-eating reptile called a rauisuchian that weighed about 1,500 pounds and reached to 6 feet, standing on its hind legs.