Articles related to marine reptiles
A Complete, A to Z List of Marine Reptiles - Dinosaurs - About.com
They weren't technically dinosaurs, but these sleek plesiosaurs and pliosaurs, ichthyosaurs and mosasaurs, as well as other marine reptiles, filled the lakes, ...
The 10 Deadliest Marine Reptiles - Dinosaurs - About.com
Until the K/T Extinction, 65 million years ago, the deadliest creatures in the sea weren't sharks, but marine reptiles like pliosaurs, plesiosaurs and mosasaurs.
Mosasaurs - The Marine Reptiles of the Late Cretaceous Period
The marine reptiles known as mosasaurs were sleek, vicious, and fast, which made them the terrors of the late Cretaceous seas. Here's everything you need to ...
Ichthyosaurus - About.com Marine Reptiles
A remarkably fish-like marine reptile of the early Jurassic period.
The Classification of Marine Reptiles - Dinosaurs - About.com
Marine reptiles are especially difficult for paleontologists to classify, because, in the course of evolution, creatures living in marine environments tend to take on a ...
Askeptosaurus - About.com Marine Reptiles
An eel-like marine reptile of the middle Triassic period.
Plesiosaurus - About.com Marine Reptiles
Plesiosaurus is the eponymous member of the group of marine reptiles known as plesiosaurs, which were characterized by their sleek bodies, wide flippers, and ...
Plesiosaurs and Pliosaurs - The "Sea Serpents"
Plesiosaurs (Greek for "almost lizards") were large, long-necked, four-flippered marine reptiles that paddled their way through the oceans, lakes, rivers and ...
Liopleurodon - About.com Marine Reptiles
Despite its bulk, this marine reptile was likely able to propel itself quickly and smoothly through the water with its four powerful flippers, holding its mouth open to ...
Is the Loch Ness Monster a Marine Reptile? - Dinosaurs - About.com
People who insist the Loch Ness Monster really exists say it looks like a long- extinct plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. Do they have a leg (or flipper) to stand ...