This man-eating crocodile was big enough to star in Lake Placid

Among the fossils unearthed from the Lake Turkana Basin of Kenya, a new species of crocodile has been described in terrifying detail. In a press release, University of Iowa associate professor of geoscience Christopher Brochu describes the new Crocodylus thorbjarnarsoni as big (up to 27 feet long) and hungry. » 5/05/12 9:30am 5/05/12 9:30am

Prehistoric Monster Vs. Bear — The Final Crunchdown!

A grizzly bear attempts to assert its dominion over the puny humans — only to run into a prehistoric giant crocodile, in this fantastic sequence from the horror-comedy Lake Placid » 9/10/08 5:30pm 9/10/08 5:30pm. Bears may be the scourge of the forest, but the crocodile's teeth were made to crunch dinosaur bones. Or something. Anyway, who will win…