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Fossil and Life Reconstruction of Askeptosaurus

Caption: This is a fossil and life reconstruction of Askeptosaurus, a large marine saurian from the Triassic time period. Such thalattosaurs (meaning 'marine or ocean lizards') could reach lengths of more than 4 meters.

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