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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. According to the research team´s report in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, the new species of mosasaur, dubbed Pannoniasaurus, grew up to 20 feet in length and had some of the physical characteristics of both crocodiles and whales....


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