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Crocs rocked pre-Amazonian Peru: New research uncovers 7 crocodile species in single 13-million-year-old bone bed

Crocs rocked pre-Amazonian Peru: New research uncovers 7 crocodile species in single 13-million-year-old bone bed | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Thirteen million years ago, as many as seven different species of crocodiles hunted in the swampy waters of what is now northeastern Peru, new research shows.

Via Paulo Gervasio
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Weekend Wildlife:  Ancient Crocks of the Amazon.  Sounds like an Animal Planet series!  

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Pictures: Peru Park Boasts Highest Diversity of Amphibians and Reptiles

Pictures: Peru Park Boasts Highest Diversity of Amphibians and Reptiles | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
A new survey reveals richest biodiversity, and new species, of amphibians and reptiles in Peru's Manú National Park.
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Manú passes Yasuní as the park or protected area with the highest number of amphiban and reptile species on the planet! 

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