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meaning: "fast Crocodile"
Named By: Friedrich von Huene in 1942
Time Period: Late Triassic
Location: Brazil - Santa Maria Formation
Size: Usually credited as up to 5 meters long. An individual discovered in Brazil in 2010 was credited as the equivalent of 6.7 meters long at the time of its discovery
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Several individuals, at least one almost complete
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Rauisuchia | Paracrocodylomorpha | Prestosuchidae |

Prestosuchus is an extinct genus of pseudosuchian in the family Prestosuchidae. Its close relatives include Saurosuchus and Postosuchus.

Read more about Prestosuchus at Wikipedia
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