After receiving an anonymous tip of a large reptile living in a DC residence, the Humane Rescue Alliance seized an illegal caiman, which is very similar to an alligator. (July 27)
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Sea reptiles the size of blue whales swam off the English coast 200 million years ago, fossils show.
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Scientists have identified a new species of reptile from prehistoric Connecticut and, boy, does it have a mouth on it. Named Colobops noviportensis, the creature lived 200 million years ago and had exceptionally large jaw muscles — setting it apart from other reptiles at the time. Even compared to the wide diversity of reptile species today, Colobops noviportensis had quite the bite.
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