Photo: Giant "Sea Monster" Fossil Discovered in Arctic



An artist's rendering depicts a newly discovered dino-era "sea monster," whose fossil skeleton was recently unearthed on an Arctic island.

Measuring some 50 feet (15 meters) in length, the bone-crunching predator represents one of the largest marine reptiles ever known, according to a team led by Jørn Hurum of the Natural History Museum in Oslo, Norway.

Image by Tor Sponga, BT, courtesy Natural History Museum, Oslo


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