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Fossil of Giant Marine Predator Sheds Light on Ecosystem Resilience

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Two-hundred 44 million years ago, an 8.6 meter-long monster ruled the ocean that covered what is today America’s western desert. In a study supported by the National Geographic Society, an international team of scientists describes the giant predator, whose fossilized remains were found on a remote Nevada mountain range in 2010. Named Thalattoarchon saurophagis – […]

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