Crikey! Massive prehistoric croc emerges from South East Queensland

22 Dec 2020

CrocA prehistoric croc measuring more than five metres long – dubbed the ‘swamp king’ – ruled south eastern Queensland waterways only a few million years ago.

University of Queensland researchers identified the new species of prehistoric croc – which they named Paludirex vincenti - from fossils first unearthed in the 1980s.

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