Scientists identify fossilised croc

A creature resembling a hybrid dolphin and crocodile has been identified by scientists examining fossil remains discovered in Peterborough more than a century ago.

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Prehistoric creature identified

Ask any child who's a fan of dinosaurs... and they'll tell you there are plenty of scary creatures from prehistoric times.

Well there's now another one to add to the list - a half crocodile half dolphin, which swam in the tropical seas around Peterborough 163 million years ago. Stuart Leithes reports.

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    A creature resembling a hybrid dolphin and crocodile has been identified by scientists examining fossil remains discovered a century ago.