Giant sea reptiles of the dinosaur age

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Clarion Books,
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c2007.
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English
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Throughout the Dinosaur Age, enormous reptiles called ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, and mosasaurs swam the seas. Some of these massive creatures weighed more than 20 tons. Others had snake-like necks as long as 23 feet. From Kansas and Canada to Antarctica and New Zealand, fossil bones of these real-life sea monsters have been found.Acclaimed science author Caroline Arnold and noted natural-history artist Laurie Caple pair up once again to show how fossil evidence worldwide is helping us learn about these amazing reptiles. Featuring eerily beautiful illustrations that bring fossil creatures” to life, this thoroughly researched book gives insight into what Earth was like when prehistoric predators roamed the seas. Author’s note, index.
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table_of_contents An ocean giant -- Rulers of prehistoric seas -- Early sea reptiles -- Nothosaurs -- Armor-plated swimmers -- Ichthyosaurs -- A seafood diet -- Baby Ichthyosaurs -- Mary Anning, the fossil girl -- Skeletons in the desert -- Plesiosaurs -- Long necks -- Ferocious predators -- America's inland sea -- A fossil mistake -- Stomach stones -- Mosasaurs -- Top predators -- The end of the dinosaur age -- Where you can see fossils of ancient sea reptiles.
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title Giant sea reptiles of the dinosaur age
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