Mosasaurus


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Mos`a`sau´rus


n.1.(Paleon.) A genus of extinct marine reptiles allied to the lizards, but having the body much elongated, and the limbs in the form of paddles. The first known species, nearly fifty feet in length, was discovered in Cretaceous beds near Maestricht, in the Netherlands.
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Matt Wild and his company Wild Creations created the life-sized Mosasaurus which has seen the lizard-like creature burst from the ground next to the London river while gobbling a great white shark.
Even though we don't get our first proper look at the park's scariest new attraction until a good 40 minutes in, there's plenty of eye candy to keep us busy, from the Velociraptors being trained by Owen to the spectacular Mosasaurus jumping from its aquarium to swallow lunch.
The initial thrill of Jurassic World is seeing the park finally open - kids can ride a baby triceratops, and in the waterpark visitors are awestruck as a mosasaurus leaps out of the water to munch on a dead shark.
Even though we don't get our first proper look at the park's scariest new attraction until 40 minutes in, there's plenty of eye candy to keep us busy, from the velociraptors being trained by Owen to the spectacular sight of the gigantic, crocodile-like mosasaurus jumping from its aquarium to swallow lunch.
Fans of the franchise who enjoyed watching the Mosasaurus in the first trailer, get to see an alternative version of the scene in the new video.
Other fascinating animal fossils include a Mosasaurus skull(Lot 296) clenching a brilliant ammonite in its jaws; the skull of an ancient South American penguin(Lot 281), and a baby Triceratops skull(Lot 311).
The largest sea creatures were giant reptiles, such as Mosasaurus (MOH-zuh-SAWrus), Tylosaurus (TIE-loh-SAWrus), and EIasmosaurus (eeLAZ-moh-SAW-rus).
Included are the 60-foot-long Mosasaurus hoffmanni, whose powerful jaws and teeth could crunch through the body of a giant sea turtle, and the Kronosaurus queenslandicus, which had a skull more than twice as long as that of T.
Most of these lizards were smaller than Pachyrhachis, though the best known of this group was the Mosasaurus, a huge sea monsters with jaws three-feet long.
You'll also see two lesser-known marine reptiles: Plesiosaurus and Mosasaurus.
The Pteranodons and Mosasaurus have a great time near the ocean's surface, each family showing the other how they hunt and catch fish to eat.