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Freshwater Mosasaur Fossils Found In Hungary
2012-12-20 11:36:53

Hungarian paleontologists have discovered evidence of a new freshwater-dwelling species of mosasaur, an ancient lizard that thrived during the Late Cretaceous period, about 84 million years ago.

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2010-08-10 09:21:33

One of the ocean's most formidable marine predators, the marine mosasaur Platecarpus, lived in the Cretaceous Period some 85 million years ago and was thought to have swum like an eel.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'