Giant crocodile remains

Remains of a 20 mn yrs old crocodile were discovered in central Cuba.

Updated: Sep 09, 2009, 09:43 AM IST

Sancti Spiritus (Cuba): The remains of a giant crocodile believed to be more than 20 million years old were discovered in central Cuba.

The discovery was made in the Zaza Dam area of Sancti Spiritus province.

Alejandro Romero Emperador of the Cuban Academy of Sciences said Tuesday that it was the first discovery of a 10-metre-long reptile. The remains of a manatee, a marine mammal also called sea cow, were also found at the site.