Places to Amaze You! by Grace Hansen

By Grace Hansen

This name takes readers worldwide exhibiting them essentially the most attractive and notable areas. shiny and gorgeous photographs crew up with enjoyable and fascinating proof to draw these reluctant readers. whole with a desk of contents, word list, index, or even extra proof!

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SuperCroc’s eye sockets were on top of the skull. The tip of SuperCroc’s snout puzzled him. He had never seen anything like it. The tip was large and shaped like a bowl. The top jaw was a lot longer than the lower jaw. The jaws held 132 teeth. Some were longer than 3 inches. 29 Sereno wondered if all crocodiles were like SuperCroc. He decided to look at modern crocodiles. They would help him understand how SuperCroc might have looked and acted. Sereno studied living crocodiles. He also talked to crocodile experts, such as Brady Barr.

Around 110 million years ago, a large river f lowed across a plain. Lush plants and tall trees grew along the riverbanks. Many kinds of animals lived there and were preserved as fossils. The fossil beds near Gadoufaoua are among the richest in the world. Some fossils found in Brazil appear to be Sarcosuchus imperator fossils. If so, they support the theory that 100 million years ago, Africa and South America were connected as one large continent. Perhaps future finds in Brazil will provide more evidence.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Sereno, Paul, Hans Larsson, Christian Sidor, and Boubé Gado. ” Science 294 (November 2001): 1516–1519. Sereno, Paul. ” National Geographic, December 2001, 84–89. Further Reading Sereno, Paul. ” National Geographic, December 2001, 84–89. Sloan, Christopher. SuperCroc and the Origin of Crocodiles. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 2002. Walker, Sally M. Crocodiles. , 2004. com/dinoquest/ Paul Sereno and his team describe their work in Niger, Africa, in 2000.

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