ichthyosaur


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any of several marine reptiles of the Mesozoic having a body like a porpoise with dorsal and tail fins and paddle-shaped limbs

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Lyme prepares Anne eventually to turn her back on those dying dinosaurs among whom she's lived, the landed Elliots, and to cast her lot with the ascendant meritocracy of the British navy, the captains whose ships rule the waves where pleisiosaurs and ichthyosaurs once swam.
Top dollar was paid for the baby ichthyosaur, which auctioneers had estimated would fetch only $25,000 to $35,000.
Round or hexagonal black rocks, indented on both sides, are ichthyosaur vertebrae.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- An international team of scientists revealed a new species of ichthyosaur (a dolphin-like marine reptile from the age of dinosaurs) from Iraq, which revolutionizes our understanding of the evolution and extinction of these ancient marine reptiles.
Visitors can also view a 6-metre-long ichthyosaur, Eurhinosaurus longirostris, from the early Jurassic period, a specimen the Museum acquired through the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust.
Natural items on show include a vertebra ichthyosaur, the remains of an extinct marine reptile, some tubular stalactites and a huge Indian elephant skull.
This summer a rare fossilised ichthyosaur skeleton was exposed on the rocks near Saltburn.
Also making an exit was the 12ft long, 180-million-year-old fossil of the fish lizard Ichthyosaur, which was found at Whitby in the 1830s, a giant spider crab, fossilised trees and a 2.
At the "Ancient History Dig," children will burrow through up to 16 inches of sand to uncover brass "fossils" of arrowheads, ancient stone tools and a life-size ichthyosaur.
The Brachiosaurus model joins dinosaur birds such as the Pterodactyl and the Quetzalcoatlus and dinosaur sea creatures like the Ichthyosaur and the Liopleurodon.
Turns out, it belongs to a 160-million-year-old dolphin-like marine reptile (backboned animal that lays eggs) called an ichthyosaur.
But I know there is more - a rare ichthyosaur Or two genuine Sioux tomahawks.
Washington, February 13 ( ANI ): A new study has claimed that Ichthyosaur fossils may show the earliest live birth from an ancient Mesozoic marine reptile.
Paleontologists have unearthed the nearly complete remains of an immense ichthyosaur with serrated teeth, an evolutionary innovation that would have rendered the behemoth the top predator in its ecosystem.
ROM paleontologist Chris McGowan's connections with ichthyosaur collectors in southern England, one of the world's best locations for finding these Mesozoic marine reptiles, ensured that some of the best material came to the ROM.