ichthyosaurus


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Noun1.Ichthyosaurus - ichthyosaurs of the Jurassicichthyosaurus - ichthyosaurs of the Jurassic  
ichthyosaur - any of several marine reptiles of the Mesozoic having a body like a porpoise with dorsal and tail fins and paddle-shaped limbs
genus Ichthyosaurus - type genus of the Ichthyosauridae
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Indeed, I found afterwards that horses, cattle, sheep, dogs, had followed the Ichthyosaurus into extinction.
Here were the "picturesque costumes!" This was the "gallant spectacle!" Tatterdemalion vagrants--cheap braggadocio--"Arabian mares" spined and necked like the ichthyosaurus in the museum, and humped and cornered like a dromedary!
A dead- ened burst of mighty splashes and snorts reached us from afar, as though an ichthyosaurus had been taking a bath of glitter in the great river.
"Each monster features life-like movement, colour and textures, delivering unique real-life encounters with these massive creatures, while illustrated displays and informational panels provide instructional and educational material for visitors of all ages." We've also got all sorts of multimedia experiences, various fact sheets, true-to-form scenery which includes "plants, trees, rocks and seaweed", and a selfie station -- perfect for Instagramming you and your immense Ichthyosaurus. And, if our sources are to be believed, there's even the possibility of a kids' creativity and drawing station (with an accompanying Gloria Jean's cafe for the adults), a fossil replica area, and a Plesiosaurus ride -- for everyone who's always wanted to one-up the swimming with dolphins trend!
The ichthyosaur was originally identified as a common species called Ichthyosaurus communis, but after studying it closer, Dean was convinced it was a rarer species.
Ichthyosaurus at Thinktank Millennium Point, Curzon Street Discover the Thinktank Ichthyosaur, an almost 200 millionyear-old giant sea monster from the time of the dinosaurs.
The newborn ichthyosaur, Ichthyosaurus communis, lived shortly after the time that the Triassic geological period ended and the Jurassic began.
Mary took almost a year to excavate what would later be termed the Ichthyosaurus. Now considered the world's greatest fossilist, Mary Anning and her world are brought to life in this story about scientific discovery for young readers.
Though she went on to find many important fossils and become a pioneer in her field, this short and well-paced picture book focuses on her childhood and her first major find: the dinosaur-like sea creature ichthyosaurus.
The Ichthyosaurus was discovered in 1955 on a farm in Shipston-on-Stour before being excavated by Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery staff.
INTRODUCTION: Placental evolution was established from fossil evidence of Ichthyosaurus, more than 170 million years ago.