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Elasmosaurus platyurus

Pronounced (EE-LAS-MOH-SOAR-US PLAT-E-U-RUS) Nickname: “Cope’s Mistake” Discovered By: Theophilus Turner, 1867 Discovery Location:Logan County, Kansas Location of Original Specimen: Philadelphia Academy of Natural Science, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania Diet: Fish (Piscivorous) Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 80 million years Formation: Pierre Shale Length: 42 ft Discovered in 1867 by a passing pioneer and collected the following year by […]

Pteranodon sternbergi

Pronounced (TER-AN-O-DON LONG-I-CEPS) Discovered By: Mike Triebold, 1991 Discovery Location: Gove County , Kansas Diet: Fish (Piscivorous ) Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 83 million years Formation: Niobrara Chalk Wingspan: 24 ft Location of Original Specimen: Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada Pteranodon was a flying reptile (pterosaur) of the Late Cretaceous Period. Specimens of Pteranodon […]

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