3Novices:Crocodile rock: ‘ugly, scary’ Jurassic beast is named after Motörhead singer Lemmy

A ferocious sea-going crocodile that menaced coastal waters about 164 million years ago during the Jurassic Period has been given a name honouring the similarly ferocious heavy-metal rocker Lemmy, the late front man for the British band Motörhead.
Scientists said on Wednesday they have named the 5.8-metre-long reptile Lemmysuchus, meaning “Lemmy’s crocodile”. Its fossils were unearthed near the eastern English city of Peterborough in 1909 and were recently re-examined and…
August 10, 2017 at 12:12PM
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