Massive ‘sea monster’ found in Britain

An incredible new Pliosaur has been discovered in Dorset.

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Pliosaurs are types of plesiosaurs, they lived upto 200 million years ago and dominated the seas covering Britain. This new discovery is really important because of it’s size. It gives a sense of how rich in life the seas must have been, just to provide enough food for this predator!

Have a look at our Plesiosaurs and Ichthyosaurs next time you are in the museum. Even these are tiny compared to the new one they have found in Dorset!


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