Crikey! Giant Crocodile Ruled Earth Long Before Dinosaurs

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CHATHAM COUNTY, NC –  Some 231 million years ago, before dinosaurs ruled the Earth, a giant crocodile was on top of the food chain. It’s called the ‘Carolina Butcher,’ a giant, land-dwelling crocodylomorph that inhabited modern-day North Carolina during the late Triassic period. Did we mention it walked upright on its hind legs?