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Tuesday, 20 March 2012

News Clipping: Rudyard Kipling inspires naming of prehistoric crocodile

The Crocodile in
Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories
A newly-discovered species of prehistoric crocodile has been named after the writer Rudyard Kipling. The 130-million-year-old specimen, now called Goniopholis Kiplingi, was found in Swanage, Dorset, by the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site team in 2009. It was named after The Jungle Book author in recognition for his enthusiasm for natural sciences.

READ MORE - Source: BBC News, 20th March 2012

READ MORE - Source: The Daily Mail, 20th March 2012

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