This large aquatic creature resembles some known species of prehistoric aquatic reptiles, but none closely enough to make an identification. It has long crocodile-like jaws and a smallish head on a strong but flexible neck of moderate length. The body, as has been so far glimpsed, appears broad but sleek, and the tail is thick, flat, and paddle-like, also not unlike a crocodile.
Whatever its classification, the Water Predator of the Watering Hole has served to keep all the other water predators down to a manageable size. It does not seem to hunt much in the muddy, marshy shallows, but that water seems unsuitable for drinking to the local animals, anyway (although fish appear to find it a haven, which draws fish-eating birds and small animals).
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