Ancient Crocodiles: Meet Monsters from the Distant Past

October 11, 2022


The Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution has a large and important fossil collection that includes some fine examples of ancient crocodiles. Here the Institution’s Collections Manager, Matt Williams, introduces a selection of them including the so-called “Railway Leviathan”, uncovered during the digging of a railway cutting in the Victorian era. You can discover these and other fossils by following our special trail – details at

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