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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.
The plesiosaurs - a group of marine reptiles including the pliosaurs - were thought to feed primarily on large marine animals and fish.
Pliosaurs are a kind of plesiosaur, characterised by a large, two-metre-long skull, enormous teeth and extremely powerful jaws, making them the top ocean predators during the dinosaur age.
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Origin and Etymology of plesiosaur
First Known Use: 1839See Words from the same year
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