The Croc That Ran on Hooves
- Published on: 01 May 2019
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In the Eocene Epoch, there was a reptile that had teeth equipped for biting through flesh, its hind legs were a lot longer than its front legs and instead of claws, its toes were each capped with hooves. How did this living nightmare come to evolve?
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Ceri Thomas: http://alphynix.tumblr.com/
Fabrizio De Rossi: https://252mya.com/collections/shop/fabrizio-de-rossi
Nobu Tamura: https://spinops.blogspot.com/
Esther van Hulsen: https://www.esthervanhulsen.com/
Stanton Fink: https://www.deviantart.com/avancna
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