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Plesiosaurus

Plesiosaurus Sculpture

How to pronouce it's name:

Play-zee-o-saw-rus

Definition of name:

"Ribbon Reptile"

Lived when:

During the late Triassic (200 million years ago), dominated the seas throughout the Jurassic era

Died out when: At the end of the early Cretaceous period

Type of food eaten:

Carnivorous (fish, squid, and other sea creatures).

Fossils found where:

First bones were found between 1800 and 1820 in Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Creature fact:

If it does exist, some scientists believe that the Loch Ness Monster would be a distant relative of the Plesiosaur
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