aquatic reptile

Platecarpus was aquatic reptile named after the ancient Greek word combination that can be translated as "lizard of flat wrist".

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Tylosaurus was not a dinosaur! Tylosaurus is a huge marine reptile, 15 meters long.

Tylosaurus may have ruled the Late Cretaceous seas also because in its day all the other would-be competitors, such as ichtyosaurus, were already extinct.

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Tylosaurus (from Ancient Greek "tylos", meaning knob, and "saursos", meaning lizard) was a large marine predator that lived in the Late Cretaceous period, some 85 - 80 million years ago. The prefix "tylos" is a Greek term denoting a "projection" or "protrusion".

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