Friday, December 31, 2010

DINO-A-DAY #92: Muraenosaurus

Welcome to Dino-a-Day, where we'll be highlighting one prehistoric beast per day until the release of our graphic novel Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth on January 4, 2011.

Each of the ninety-six creatures we'll be featuring on this blog are taken from a huge 2-page spread in the middle of Evolution. So while you can see each individual creature here, you'll need to grab the book to see them all together!



NAME: Muraenosaurus
PRONUNCIATION: myoo-REEN-o-SAWR-uhs
ORDER: Plesiosauria
EXISTED DURING: Middle Jurassic
DISCOVERED: Europe, 1874
FUN FACT: Even better than a fun fact, take a peek at this thread in which bone hunters discuss their finds, including a Muraenosaurus vertebra with some strange properties:




See all the Dino-a-Days HERE

Purchase
Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth
on Amazon


Source: Wikipedia
Pronunciation: Dinosauria.com

No comments: