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meaning: "Crocodile mimic"
Named By: Paul Sereno et al. in 1998
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 125-112 Ma
Location: Niger - Elhraz Formation
Size: About 10 meters long for the holotype, though fully grown adults were likely larger
Diet: Piscivore/Carnivore
Fossil(s): Skull and partial skeleton of what is thought to be a subadult
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Spinosauridae | Baryonychinae |
Also known as: | Baryonyx tenerensis |

Suchomimus ("crocodile mimic") is a genus of large spinosaurid dinosaur with a crocodile-like skull that lived between 125-112 million years ago, during the Aptian to early Albian stage of the Cretaceous period in Niger, Africa. The only species named in the genus is Suchomimus tenerensis.

Read more about Suchomimus at Wikipedia
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