Crocodile

This is a limb bone from a crocodile. Individual bones from the Purbeck Beds are common, but larger bones such as this are quite rare.

Find out more on the reptiles pages.

Common name

Crocodile

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Crocodiles and Turtles


Strata

Purbeck Beds

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

140 million years

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Swanage Museum

Accession number

SWNTB.1999.125