Description: Marine reptile that ate fish and laid its eggs on land. They lived in oceans about 150 million years ago.
Scientific Name: Elasmosaurus
Belonging Order: Diapsida, Sauropterygia Plesiosauria, Elasmosauriae
Period: Beginning of Cretaceous Period, about 70-65 million years ago
Distribution: North America
Length: Till 25 meters
Physical Characteristics: Big marine reptile with a very long neck, up till 76 vertebras. Small head, short bust and tail, limbs had evolved into large flippers.
Food: fish and carnivorous
Extended Description: Elasmosaurus developed great adaptation capabilities to the marine environment. Its physiology is not well known together with the use of its long neck outside water.