Dinosaur-era sea lizard had teeth like a shark

New study identifies a bizarre new species suggesting that giant marine lizards thrived before the asteroid wiped them out 66 million years ago.

Paleontologists identify new species of mosasaur

A new species of an ancient marine reptile evolved to strike terror into the hearts of the normally safe, fast-swimming fish has been identified by a team of University of Alberta researchers, shedding light on what it took ...

Did mosasaurs do the breast stroke?

Mosasaurs were true sea monsters of late Cretaceous seas. These marine lizards—related to modern snakes and monitor lizards—grew as long as fifty feet, flashed two rows of sharp teeth, and shredded their victims with ...

Did mosasaurs hunt like killer whales?

Did prehistoric sea creatures called mosasaurs subdue prey by ramming them with their bony snouts like killer whales do today?

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