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Re: Giant Mexican Pliosaur

Hi Dan,

Here's a link to a 2nd story about the same beastie with a little more
additional info. to pass onto Mike E.



Michael Skrepnick
Paleo Artist
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----- Original Message -----
From: <Danvarner@aol.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Monday, December 30, 2002 4:36 PM
Subject: Giant Mexican Pliosaur

> Forwarded from Mike Everhart:
> All,
> Can anyone shed some light on this BBC story?
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/2614477.stm
> Supposedly a fairly complete (20 m) Liopleurodon ferox has been found NE
> Mexico and is being prepared in Germany? I'm surprised to hear of Jurassic
> age marine deposits in that part of Mexico.... which apparently included
> "smaller aquatic reptiles known as ichthyosaurs, which it may have snacked
> on."
> Really strange!
> Regards,
> Mike Everhart
> Adjunct Curator of Paleontology
> Sternberg Museum of Natural History
> Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS
> http://www.oceansofkansas.com