Ichthyosaur

New type of Jurassic reptile identified in UK

A new type of ichthyosaur, an extinct marine reptile which was alive at the same time as the dinosaurs, has been identified from a fossil found in the UK.

Feb 19, 2015, 17:59 PM IST

New type of 'sea monster' identified in Britain

A new type of ichthyosaur, an extinct marine reptile which was alive at the same time as the dinosaurs, has been identified from a fossil which had been in the collections of Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery in Britain for more than 30 years.

Feb 19, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

Russian scientists name fossil reptile after Lenin

Russian scientists, studying pre-historic life, have named a recently discovered fossil ichthyosaur after Vladimir Lenin, the father of the 1917 Bolshevik revolution.

Mar 31, 2013, 12:44 PM IST

Giant predator fed on similar-sized prey

A 28-foot reptile species is the first top marine predator that fed on similar-sized prey more than 244 million years ago, say findings based on a fossil recovered from the Nevada desert.

Jan 08, 2013, 16:28 PM IST