Marine Dinosaurs

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Marine Dinosaurs
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2010-12-08 17:23:32
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Marine Dinosaurs
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  1. What are some characteristics about turtles?
    • -Anapsids
    • -Most primitive group of living reptiles
  2. What is Archelon?
    The largest turtle, GIANT.

    Bony framework.. Not full bone carapace.

    Cretaceous.
  3. Crocodiles are?
    Archosaurs

    Cretaceous
  4. Largest Crocodile?
    • Phobosuchus
    • 11m length
    • 2m skull
    • 6 tons

    ridiculous.
  5. Ichthyosaurs are like what mammel?
    Dolphins.

    They're Diapsids.

    • -Tail fins are verticle not horiontal. Allows for deep verticle diving.
    • -Very large eyes, good vision.
  6. Long-Kneck Marine Dinosaurs are called?
    Plaseosauria
  7. Placodontia are ______ dwellers?
    Bottom dwellers, rounded crunching teeth.
  8. Nothosaurs were found where?
    Preservation wasn't as nice as other marine dinosaurs.

    Alps + China

    • Triassic
    • Move onto land + Lay Eggs?
  9. Which dinosaurs replaced Nothosaurs?
    Pleisiosaurs. Stronger limbs for swimming
  10. Plesiosaurs flew through the water,
    4 limbs, very penguin like . Fast !
  11. Mosasaurs propel themselves by
    flexing muscles / skulling with tail.

    Huge animals.
  12. Mososaur's eat ;
    shell's and stuff by crushing shit with very storng jaw.
  13. Mososauru's eats what type of things?
    • Meat;
    • Prey;

    Carnivore!
  14. 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 !
  15. Dolphins and Itchyosaurs are born tail first !
  16. Vertibrates are rarer than the invertibrates

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