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Texas' alligator population, down to just a few thousand barely a half-century ago, currently stands at as many as a half-million, with the wetland-dependent saurians documented in 123 of the state's 254 counties.
Owen concluded that Megalosaurus, Iguanodon and a third species called Hylaeosaurus were all united by skeletal similarities in the hip to the exclusion of other saurians of the same time.
Dozens of schlock horror movies have banked on the terror of being snaffled up by the toothy saurians, but the reptilian ambush predators of Olduvai Gorge actually did paleontologists a valuable service.
This creature was a connecting point between saurians and birds, but where to draw the line?
The fossils were originally excavated in the 1934 and briefly described nine years later, but experts didn't realize the significance of the saurian until the new study.
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