Latest Plesiosaur Stories
According to a paper to be published on August 12, 2011, in Science magazine, researchers discovered that the fossilized remains of a large aquatic dinosaur reveal the creature gave birth to live young, rather than laying eggs.
British authorities reported that the fossilized skull of a giant sea monster has been discovered off England's Jurassic coast.
80-million-year-old fossil unearthed in western Canada OTTAWA, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- A 11-meter-long fossil estimated to be 80 million years old has been unearthed in western Canada, scientists announced Thursday.
Canadian scientists have identified one of North America's oldest and most complete plesiosaur fossils, and the oldest yet from the Cretaceous Period.
The bones of a baby plesiosaur have been recovered from an Antarctic island, scientists reported Monday. In life, 70 million years ago, the five-foot-long animal would have resembled Nessie, the long-necked creature reported to inhabit Scotland's Loch Ness.
A retired pastor and his son unearthed the skull and lower jaw of a sea reptile believed to be about 70 million years old, Montana State University said.
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.