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Teleocrater rhadinus hunting a cynodont, a close relative of mammals. | Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia"/Gabriel Lio
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Triassic Carnivore Shows That Animals Resembled Dinosaurs Before Dinos Existed

The newly identified species, Teleocrater rhadinus, looked part crocodile and part dinosaur, and is forcing a rethink of early dinosaur evolution.

April 12, 2017
1:00 PM EDT
Life reconstruction of the new species Teleocrater rhadinus, a close relative of dinosaurs. | Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia"/Gabriel Lio