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mosasaur

[′mō·sə‚sȯr]
(paleontology)
Any reptile of the genus Mosasaurus ; large, aquatic, fish-eating lizards from the Cretaceous which are related to the monitors but had paddle-shaped limbs.
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The September open house features the highly anticipated Mosasaur skull, which just arrived from a laboratory in Utah where the bones were removed from the surrounding rock and assembled into a 3D skull.
During the Age of the dinosaurs, huge reptiles, such as mosasaurs and ichthyosaurs, ruled the seas.
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The fossils are seen as vital research material as mosasaur cranial bones reportedly have no precedent in Japan, according to the researchers.
Sea Rex' brings to life this fascinating yet little-known underwater world which was home to over 400 marine species including the film's star, the 40-foot long Mosasaur, one of the largest and deadliest marine predators Earth has ever known.
On Saturday, Andy's character Connor will save reptile expert Abby - that's Hannah - from a crocodile thing called a mosasaur, left.
Another exhibit, just off the atrium on the second floor, is vaguely titled ``Natural Treasures: Past and Present'' - which gives the museum an excuse to display everything from the bones of gray whales to mock-ups of saber-toothed cats to the skeleton of a giant mosasaur lizard.
Washington, December 20( ANI ): New fossils discovered in Hungary belong to the first known mosasaur that lived in freshwater river environments similar to modern freshwater dolphins, according to new research.
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Given the pond life currently running the country that surfaced millions of years later, you looked slightly wistfully at the killer machine that was the Giant Mosasaur.
Newly discovered mosasaur fossils suggest that the creatures gave birth in midocean, countering previous theories that their first days were spent on or near shore.