Finally, after a long time span of research, the experts have finally discovered the two of the large and predatory species of the dinosaurs along with the unusual skulls of the crocodile at the Isle of Wight in England.
In 1983, the first skeletons of the dinosaur family were discovered in the regions of the United Kingdom.
On Wednesday, as per the reports provided by Scientific Reports on behalf of paleontologists at the University of Southampton, it was revealed that the two new species are related to ancient “unusual and disputed,” dinosaurs families have been discovered.
Notably, the very first species discovered is called ‘Ceratosuchops inferodios’ which are mainly a kind of horned crocodile-faced hell heron. The experts claim that they mainly have the front packed with the low horns and bumps with the brow spot and there is a belief to have had a hunting manner, more likely to a ‘horrific heron.’
On the other hand, the other one is called the ‘Riparovenator milnerae’ species, which mainly means Milner’s riverbank hunter. Significantly, they are similar to the Ceratosuchops inferodios and possess a long tail along with a crocodile-like face.
This species of the dinosaur was named in order to honor Angela Milner, the British paleontologist, as she died on August 13. However, this British paleontologist is also credited for naming the latest species’ nearby relatives, the Baryonyx dinosaur.
The skeletons are still incomplete but based on the tail and cranial fossils found so far, researchers believe both dinosaurs were about nine meters long — more than 29 feet. Their skulls were roughly a meter long — more than 3 feet.
Although the skeletons discovered are yet not complete but they are developed on the basis of the cranial fossils and tale spotted so far. Evidently, the experts believe that both dinosaurs were nearly about nine meters in length or more than 29 feet. Additionally, the skulls of these dinosaurs were about one meter long or more than 3 feet.
During the study David Horne the co-author of the analysis in a statement said and all this is very common for the ones which are closely related and likely to the carnivorous to survive within the same ecosystem.
In a press release, the experts of the University of South Hampton noted that the Cretaceous rocks found on the Isle of Wight mainly describe the flood plain environment pathed in a Mediterranean surrounding. Generally, the forest fires with time ravaged the landscape and the leftovers of the wood burned were visible through many of the clips.
Further adding to the scientists claimed that with a natural and large river of water mainly attracted the dinosaurs and other housing various sharks, crocodile, and fishes, this led to the discovery of spinosaurids with huge hunting opportunities hence it was believed that the new dinosaurs are a part of Cretaceous-era filled with the bones of about 125 million years ago.
The scientists via their researches have said this in a press release also. Before migrating to Asia, South America, and Africa the spinosaurids were firstly evolved awarded to European companies.
The Isle of Wight is also known as the main fossil that can be discovered along its beaches.