Saturday, March 01, 2008

Giant "Sea Monster" Fossil Discovered in Arctic

February 26, 2008

A massive prehistoric sea reptile that was longer than a humpback whale and had teeth the size of cucumbers has been found by fossil hunters on a remote Arctic island. (See pictures of the "sea monster.")

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.

Giant "Sea Monster" Fossil Discovered in Arctic

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