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Platecarpus tympaniticus

Pronounced (PLAT-EE-KAR-PUS TIM-PAN-I-TI-KUS ) Discovered By: Mike Triebold, 1986 Discovery Location: Lane County, Kansas Location of Original Specimen: Gunma Prefectural Museum, Japan Diet: Meat Eater (Carnivore) Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 83 million years Formation: Niobrara Chalk Length: 15 ft Platecarpus was a member of the group of marine lizards called mosasaurs (MOE-ZAH-SOARS). Scientists have found […]

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