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10-04-2022
Ichthyosaurs had specialized diets to peacefully coexist
Over 200 years ago, Ichthyosaurs were discovered by Mary Anning at Lyme Regis, England. Anning sold the first Ichthyosaur fossil she found for enough money to support her family for six months and thus began her life as a celebrated commercial paleontologist. Ichthyosaur means "fish lizard," reflecting the different features embodied by the animal, which seems to almost be a reptilian dolphin. Although all Ichthyosaurs share similar traits, there are differences as well. Some of Anning’s specimens have long, slender snouts, while others have short, stout...
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