Restos de este cocodrilo colosal de hasta 11 metros de largo- no tenia nada que envidiarle a los cocodrilos del Cretacico- han sido hallados en Baluchistán, en las mismas rocas que los de Indricotherium. Mas aun, los restos de este ultimo a menudo tienen las marcas de mordeduras de aquel, prueba de que no importa que tan grande llegues a ser, siempre habrá alguien capaz de comerte.
Este dibujo es una secuela de Not so fast, mammals!! hodarinundu.deviantart.com/art… tambien sobre un cocodrilo enorme... pero de tierra
A monstrous Indricotherium (hornless rhino that could weigh up to 12-20 tons) becomes prey of an even more monstrous Crocodylus bugtiensis (first in Deviantart!)
Remains of this colossal crocodile that could measure up to 11 meters long- in the same league as the famous Cretaceous supercrocs- have been found in Baluchistan, in the same rocks as Indricotherium. Even more- the fossil bones of the latter are often found with the bite marks of the croc, more proof that no matter how big you get, there will always be someone able to eat you.
Think of this as a sequel to Not so fast, mammals!! hodarinundu.deviantart.com/art… which also features a giant croc... but on land.
Did this croc fight with the entelodonts and giant bear-dogs?
I am very interested in how a ~5 tonne croc will fare against a ~11 tonne hyracodontid. I'm guessing not exactly very well.
However, I'm pretty sure that the name "Indricotherium" has been dropped in favor of "Paraceratherium".
Are known? there's only 3 cases of bite marks on dinosaur bones attributed to Deinosuchus, two on hadrosaurid remains, probably Kritosaurus and one in a small-ish theropod. Predation is not certain, however there's lots of turtle shells indicating that Deinosuchus frequently preyed on marine turtles.
There's no evidence of Sarcosuchus preying on any dinosaur, Sereno et al. conclusion basically says it could because its snout was more robust than in the gharial and that's it, when in fact its rostral proportion indicates that its snout was no wider than those of slender-snouted and freshwater crocodiles, that its snout was not only uniformly very shallow across all of its length (from 12 to 10cm) as it was its dentary but that the proportional size (most around 3 to 4cm, just 4 up to 7cm long), arrangement (equal to those of the much slender snouted Terminonaris and similar to that of Tomistoma) and number of its teeth (30 in the maxilla, much more than even the gharial) are more consistent with a mostly piscivorous diet, though given its size, full grown adults could have preyed and huge fish and small dinosaurs but there's nothing on Sarcosuchus anatomy indicating a macrophagus diet.
and false gharials routinely prey on deer and have eaten people so Sarcosuchus probably did eat dinosaurs once in a while.