January 9, 2013

'T. Rex of the Sea': A Dolphin-Shaped Monster

Charles Choi, Live Science


AP Photo

Newfound fossils of a giant dolphin-shaped reptilian predator are now shedding light on how the world recovered after the most devastating mass extinction in history, researchers say.

This prehistoric sea monster could provide information on how the planet might deal with the mass extinction humans are causing now, scientists added.

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TAGGED: Ichthyosaurs, Reptiles, Megafauna, Fossils

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