Posts Tagged ‘Ichthyosaur’

WFS News: Ichthyosaur fossil discovered for first time in India

@ WFS,World Fossil Society,Riffin T Sajeev,Russel T Sajeev Scientists in India have discovered a 152 million-year-old fossil of an ichthyosaur – an extinct marine reptile – in the western state of Gujarat. This is the first time an ichthyosaur fossil has been discovered in India.The fossil was found inside rocks from the Mesozoic Era, which […]

WFS News: New species of Jurassic reptile (Ichthyosaur)

A new species of British ichthyosaur has been identified using skeletal remains which have been on display at the University of Bristol’s School of Earth Sciences for many years. Ichthyosaurs lived during the age of the dinosaurs but were ocean dwelling reptiles that resembled dolphins or sharks.They were fierce predators, some growing up to 15 […]

‘Absolutely amazing’ fossil excavated near Richmond

Curator at Kronosaurus Korner museum at Richmond says the well-preserved fossil of a baby Ichthyosaur, being excavated and prepared this week, is “absolutely amazing”. Paul Stumkat says the fossil, discovered last year, is a rare find, “what we’ve got here is probably the most complete baby Ichthyosaur ever found in Australia. This thing is absolutely […]