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Existing in a warm, shallow seaway between today’s Rocky and Appalachian mountains, plesiosaurs lived alongside mosasaurs, the apex predator of their day, resembling a type of watery Komodo dragon.
The plesiosaur to be displayed will be positioned by a mosasaur specimen.
But big things in the ocean, like mosasaurs, which weren’t actually dinosaurs, all go extinct.
At Pembina Gorge (Aug. 8 to 12), volunteers can dig up sea life from 80 million years ago, like giant squid and mosasaurs (marine reptiles).
The mosasaur’s skull sat in the prep lab of the New Jersey State Museum.
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First Known Use: 1841See Words from the same year
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