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How did a gigantic marine reptile like Shonisaurus wind up being the state fossil of parched, landlocked Nevada? Easy: back in the Mesozoic Era, large portions of North America were submerged in shallow seas, which is why so many marine reptiles have been unearthed in the otherwise bone-dry American west. More about Shonisaurus
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Shonisaurus

Nobu Tamura

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