Liopleurodon was a marine reptile measuring in at more than 20 (6m) feet in length. It mostly lived in the seas that covered Europe during the Jurassic period, and it was one of the top predators around. Its jaws alone are believed to have been over 10 feet long – roughly the distance from the floor to the ceiling.
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Name:Liopleurodon (Greek for "smooth-sided teeth"); pronounced LIE-oh-PLOOR-oh-donHabitat:Oceans worldwideHistorical Period:Late Jurassic (165-150 million years ago)Size and Weight:About 30 feet long and 10 tonsDiet:Fish and squidsDistinguishing Characteristics:Massive head with numerous sharp teeth; four large flippersLiopleurodon - About.com Marine Reptiles
Kronosaurus is an extinct genus of short-necked pliosaur. It was among the largest pliosaurs, and is named after the leader of the Greek Titans, Cronus. Kronosaurus lived in the Early Cretaceous Period. The teeth of Kronosaurus are large in length (exceeding 7 cm - the largest up to 30 cm long with 12 cm crowns).
How much do you know about the giant marine reptile Liopleurodon? Here are 10 facts about this apex predator of the Jurassic seas.
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