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Image Gallery: Ancient Monsters of the Sea

Predator X

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(Image credit: Tor Sponga, Bergens Tidende)

The new analysis shows P. funkei had proportionally longer front paddles than other pliosaurs, as well as slightly different vertebrae shape and different spacing of teeth within the jaw.

Plesiosaur

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(Image credit: Tor Sponga, Bergens Tidende)

Dolphinlike reptiles called plesiosaurs also swam these ancient seas.

Live Science Staff
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