Articles related to marine reptiles
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.
A Complete, A to Z List of Marine Reptiles - Dinosaurs - About.com
They weren't technically dinosaurs, but these sleek plesiosaurs, pliosaurs, ichthyosaurs and mosasaurs, as well as other marine reptiles, filled the lakes, rivers ...
The Classification of Marine Reptiles - Dinosaurs - About.com
How do paleontologists classify long-extinct marine reptiles? Here's a guide to the major orders and suborders of plesiosaurs, pliosaurs, ichthyosaurs and ...
Ichthyosaurus - About.com Marine Reptiles
A remarkably fish-like marine reptile of the early Jurassic period.
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 ...
Deadly Marine Reptile #3 - Dakosaurus - Dinosaurs - About.com
It sounds like something out of a science-fiction movie: a team of paleontologists unearths the skull of a vicious marine reptile high up in the Andes mountains, ...
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 ...
Deadly Marine Reptile #2 - Liopleurodon - Dinosaurs - About.com
A few years ago, the BBC TV show Walking with Dinosaurs depicted a 75-foot- long, 100-ton Liopleurodon lunging out of the sea and swallowing a passing ...
Deadly Marine Reptile #1 - Kronosaurus - Dinosaurs - About.com
Named after Cronus--the ancient Greek god who tried to eat his own children-- Kronosaurus may have been the most fearsome pliosaur that ever lived. True, at ...
Elasmosaurus - About.com Marine Reptiles
From head to tail, the longest plesiosaur that ever lived.