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meaning: "Ancient gape"
Named By: Jeffrey A. Wilson, Dhananjay M. Mohabey, Shanan E. Peters & Jason J. Head in 2010
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 68 Ma
Location: India, Gujurat - Lameta Formation
Size: Skull, 9.5 centimetres long, total length 3.5 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Almost complete skull, jaws and 72 vertebrae, in a total of five articulated sections
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Serpentes | Madtsoiidae |

Sanajeh (meaning "ancient gape" in Sanskrit) is a genus of late Cretaceous madtsoiid snake from western India. A recently described fossil from the Lameta Formation has been found coiled around an egg and an adjacent skeleton of a 50 cm long sauropod dinosaur hatchling. This suggests that the snake preyed on hatchling sauropods at nesting sites.

Read more about Sanajeh at Wikipedia
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