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What are some characteristics about turtles?
-Most primitive group of living reptiles
What is Archelon?
The largest turtle, GIANT.
Bony framework.. Not full bone carapace.
Ichthyosaurs are like what mammel?
-Tail fins are verticle not horiontal. Allows for deep verticle diving.
-Very large eyes, good vision.
Long-Kneck Marine Dinosaurs are called?
Placodontia are ______ dwellers?
Bottom dwellers, rounded crunching teeth.
Nothosaurs were found where?
Preservation wasn't as nice as other marine dinosaurs.
Alps + China
Move onto land + Lay Eggs?
Which dinosaurs replaced Nothosaurs?
Pleisiosaurs. Stronger limbs for swimming
Plesiosaurs flew through the water,
4 limbs, very penguin like . Fast !
Mosasaurs propel themselves by
flexing muscles / skulling with tail.
Mososaur's eat ;
shell's and stuff by crushing shit with very storng jaw.
Mososauru's eats what type of things?
Marine Reptiles could breath in air, but it's dangerous becasue when they give birth, they give birth in the water, but the animal needs air !
So yeah, Sketchy !
Dolphins and Itchyosaurs are born tail first !
Vertibrates are rarer than the invertibrates