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'Ichthyosaur' - 6 News Result(s)

  • Jaw Fossil Found On English Beach Belongs To Monstrous Marine Reptile

    Jaw Fossil Found On English Beach Belongs To Monstrous Marine Reptile

    A jawbone fossil found on a rocky English beach belongs to one of the biggest marine animals on record, a type of seagoing reptile called an ichthyosaur that scientists estimated at up to 85 feet (26 meters) long - approaching the size of a blue whale.

  • Scientists Discover India's Oldest Fossil Of A Jurassic Sea Monster

    Scientists Discover India's Oldest Fossil Of A Jurassic Sea Monster

    Call it what you wish: fish lizard, sea monster, ichthyosaur. After tens of millions of years, and then 1,500 hours of digging, paleontologists in India have unearthed the strikingly intact skeleton of an ichthyosaur, a marine reptile more than five meters (about 16 feet) long that resembled modern dolphins and whales.

  • First Jurassic-Era 'Fish Lizard' Fossil Found In India

    First Jurassic-Era 'Fish Lizard' Fossil Found In India

    In a first, a near- complete fossilised skeleton of a Jurassic ichthyosaur - large marine reptile which lived alongside dinosaurs - has been discovered in India, scientists said. Fossil records of ichthyosaurs, which means 'fish lizards' in Greek, have been found in North American and Europe previously. However, in the Southern Hemisphere, they hav...

  • The Ichthyosaur Swam The Seas For 150 Million Years. Then The Climate Changed

    The Ichthyosaur Swam The Seas For 150 Million Years. Then The Climate Changed

    What happened to the dinosaurs and other ancient animals that roamed the Earth alongside them is a question that has fascinated scientists for centuries. While experts have solid theories for some of the most major extinction events in Earth's history (an asteroid hitting the planet about 65 million years ago is a popular scapegoat, for instance), ...

  • New Type of 'Sea Monster' Identified in Britain

    New Type of 'Sea Monster' Identified in Britain

    The new species has been named Ichthyosaurus anningae in honour of the British collector, and woman in science, Mary Anning, who first collected ichthyosaurs in the early 1800s.

  • Pre-Jurasic Era Fossil of Marine Reptile Found in South Wales

    Pre-Jurasic Era Fossil of Marine Reptile Found in South Wales

    A pre-Jurassic era fossil of a carnivorous marine reptile has been found on a beach in south Wales.

'Ichthyosaur' - 6 News Result(s)

  • Jaw Fossil Found On English Beach Belongs To Monstrous Marine Reptile

    Jaw Fossil Found On English Beach Belongs To Monstrous Marine Reptile

    A jawbone fossil found on a rocky English beach belongs to one of the biggest marine animals on record, a type of seagoing reptile called an ichthyosaur that scientists estimated at up to 85 feet (26 meters) long - approaching the size of a blue whale.

  • Scientists Discover India's Oldest Fossil Of A Jurassic Sea Monster

    Scientists Discover India's Oldest Fossil Of A Jurassic Sea Monster

    Call it what you wish: fish lizard, sea monster, ichthyosaur. After tens of millions of years, and then 1,500 hours of digging, paleontologists in India have unearthed the strikingly intact skeleton of an ichthyosaur, a marine reptile more than five meters (about 16 feet) long that resembled modern dolphins and whales.

  • First Jurassic-Era 'Fish Lizard' Fossil Found In India

    First Jurassic-Era 'Fish Lizard' Fossil Found In India

    In a first, a near- complete fossilised skeleton of a Jurassic ichthyosaur - large marine reptile which lived alongside dinosaurs - has been discovered in India, scientists said. Fossil records of ichthyosaurs, which means 'fish lizards' in Greek, have been found in North American and Europe previously. However, in the Southern Hemisphere, they hav...

  • The Ichthyosaur Swam The Seas For 150 Million Years. Then The Climate Changed

    The Ichthyosaur Swam The Seas For 150 Million Years. Then The Climate Changed

    What happened to the dinosaurs and other ancient animals that roamed the Earth alongside them is a question that has fascinated scientists for centuries. While experts have solid theories for some of the most major extinction events in Earth's history (an asteroid hitting the planet about 65 million years ago is a popular scapegoat, for instance), ...

  • New Type of 'Sea Monster' Identified in Britain

    New Type of 'Sea Monster' Identified in Britain

    The new species has been named Ichthyosaurus anningae in honour of the British collector, and woman in science, Mary Anning, who first collected ichthyosaurs in the early 1800s.

  • Pre-Jurasic Era Fossil of Marine Reptile Found in South Wales

    Pre-Jurasic Era Fossil of Marine Reptile Found in South Wales

    A pre-Jurassic era fossil of a carnivorous marine reptile has been found on a beach in south Wales.

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