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Elasmosaurus

Elasmosaurus. Species: E. platyurus, E. morgani, E. serpentines, E. snowii. Meaning of name: Metal plate lizard.

Kansas, USA. Maastrichtian stage of the late Cretaceous,

Classification: Plesiosauria.

Length: 12m.

Lifestyle: Piscivore.

I have reworked this image to recreate the warmer environment of the Western Interior Seaway.

 

 

 

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Taken on February 9, 2016