Scale model of mosasaur; 2008.68.1


Canterbury Museum


Scale model of mosasaur

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A scale model showing a mosasaur attacking a plesiosaur. Mosasaurs were giant marine lizards related to modern monitor lizards: Plesiosaurs have no living relatives. These creatures lived about 70 million years ago.

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Scale model of mosasaur, Canterbury Museum, 2008.68.1, New Zealand

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Scale model

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