Skip directly to content

Figure 8. Deinosuchus

Reconstructed skull of Deinosuchus rugosus in ventral (top down) view, approximately 3.3 feet (1.0 meter) long. This alligator relative lived between 83 and 77 million years ago during the Cretaceous and most likely lived in estuaries and other shallow waterways.
Reproduced with permission from by David R. Schwimmer, 2002