ichthyosaur

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ichthyosaur

a large extinct reptile that existed from the TRIASSIC PERIOD to the CRETACEOUS PERIOD. It had paddle-shaped limbs, a head with long toothed jaws, and a fish-like tail.
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Meanwhile, forensic investigators painstakingly examine the bones to solve the mystery of how the icthyosaur died.
Surviving being smothered by a baby kraken in the toilet and gobbled up by an icthyosaur in the pond is just the beginning of George's problems, as renegade taxidermist Diamond Pye is on the hunt for the legendary Squermington Wyrm to add to her collection.
1972; as well as Baird) widely hold the vertebrae to be those of an icthyosaur from Lyme Regis, Dorset, home to the seaside fossil shop of Mary Anning.