Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An individual of the germs Pliosaurus, which comprises gigantic plesiosaurs with large head, short nock, elongated mandibular symphysis, jaws provided with powerful carinated teeth sometimes 25 centimeters long, and with limb-girdles similar to those of Plesiosaurus. The genus occurs in rocks from the Lias to the Upper Jura. in Europe and India.
“The giant meat-eating reptile, known as a pliosaur, had a bite four times as powerful as T. rex.”
“The ferocious predator, which is called a pliosaur, terrorised the oceans 150 million years ago.”
“The eight-feet-long skull of the swimming reptile, known as a pliosaur, was found on Britain's Jurassic Coast after storms brought down limestone cliffs.”
“It should be noted that Lake Garda, like any large lake in the world, is said to be home to a lake monster, probably some type of pliosaur.”
“A giant pliosaur, nicknamed Predator X, had a hefty bite.”
“A fossil pliosaur discovered in 2006 has been confirmed as the largest marine reptile ever, with an estimated length of 50 feet.”
“A new species of pliosaur, Predator X was probably an apex predator at the top of the food chain, similar to the modern-day great white shark, said Hurum, a palaeontologist at Natural History Museum at the University of Oslo, Norway.”
“The most newsworthy animal is a large, near-complete or complete pliosaur, informally dubbed 'the beast' apparently, and with a total length of 8 m.”
“Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the water - the biggest pliosaur yet.”
“Of course there are also the ornithischians: anachronistic ornithopods and pliosaur chew-toys.”
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