Crocodile

This is probably part of a crocodile’s skull trawled off the sea bed in Lyme Bay near Portland, despite what the museum catalogue says! It is also not a true crocodile but a forrunner of modern day species.

Find out more about crocodiles on the reptiles pages.

Common name

Crocodile

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Crocodiles and Turtles


Strata

Oxford Clay

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

Unknown

Where found

Kimmeridge

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 8472