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Two days later, Donald Henderson and Darren Tanke flew over, expecting to find the bones of a marine reptile—a long-necked plesiosaur, perhaps, or a dolphin-like ichthyosaur, fossils of which are commonly found in Alberta.
Just as convergent evolution caused ichthyosaurs and dolphins to look alike, the demands of the aviation industry have nudged aeronautical engineers toward maximum efficiency with little variation.
After its discovery by an archaeologist in the limestone banks of Sikanni Chief River, scientists initially decided that the nearly 75-foot-long ichthyosaur fossil was too big, too fragile, and too isolated to excavate.
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Origin and Etymology of ichthyosaur
First Known Use: 1830See Words from the same year
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