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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It soars to new heights with the addition of iconic dinosaurs from the movie, including the colossal Indominus rex and the magnificent aquatic Mosasaurus.
Jurassic World 6.35pm ITV2 With a hybrid killer dino on the loose and a massive shark-eating mosasaurus lurking in the lagoon, this is the best Jurassic film in years.
I would like a Mosasaurus from Jurassic Park World.
Every palaeontologist has a favourite bugbear -- whether it's the over-inflated size of the shark-eating Mosasaurus in 2015's Jurassic World or the tiny Dilophosaurus in the original which sported a frill and spat venom.
At that moment, a shadow of a much larger dinosaur, a Mosasaurus, is seen above them in the water.
With a growing collection of books and figures filling the family home, Mohammed is still waiting to get his hands on his favourite figure - a mosasaurus. "We have looked everywhere in Dubai, but can't find one.
That's especially pronounced when compared with Jurassic World, which explicitly engages with the history of the subgenre and shifting audience expectations (most prominently when a mosasaurus gulps down a shark--as a snack!) in the sequel's first act.
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.
Snakes are believed to have originated from four-legged lizard-like reptiles -- either land lizards, or marine lizards known as "mosasaurus".