Photo: Dino-Era "Sea Monster" Found on Arctic Island



A 33-foot-long (10-meter-long) marine reptile dubbed "the Monster" snares a smaller reptile known as an ichthyosaur in this artist's interpretation.

The Monster is one of 28 fossils of predatory marine reptiles recently found on the Arctic island of Spitsbergen.

See more images of the Arctic fossil find.

Illustration by Tor Sponga, courtesy Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway


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