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Ichthyosaur Birth Preserved In Fossil
2014-02-13 11:23:09

Ichthyosaur fossil may show the earliest live birth from an ancient Mesozoic marine reptile

sea monster pigment
2014-01-09 04:50:18

Newly discovered fossilized skin pigments from a trio of multi-million-year-old marine reptiles reveal that these real-life sea monsters were at least partially dark colored when they were alive, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Nature.

Giant Marine Predator Fossil Unearthed In The Nevada Desert
2013-01-08 08:15:49

Thalattoarchon saurophagis – lizard eating sovereign of the sea – lived approximately 244 million years ago. The fossil is an early representative of the ichthyosaurs, which were a group of marine reptiles that lived at the same time as dinosaurs.

2009-09-16 14:04:24

A new analysis of extinct sea creatures suggests that the transition from egg-laying to live-born young opened up evolutionary pathways that allowed these ancient species to adapt to and thrive in open oceans.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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