Scientists discover new marine dinosaur

Source: The Local

German scientists in Lower Saxony have identified a new type of dinosaur that roamed the world’s waters in prehistoric times, they announced Wednesday.


The Acamptonectes densus, or “rigid swimmer,” was three metres long, had sharp teeth and resembled a dolphin. It also had paddles for limbs and a beak-like snout suitable for hunting fish and squid.

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Categories: Archeology, Germany, Research

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