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by • May 24, 2014 • Animals, Dinosaurs, ReptilesComments Off on Kronosaurus – the largest plesiosaur.

Kronosaurus – the largest plesiosaur.

The largest discovered plesiosaur is extinct genus of short-necked pliosaur, Kronosaurus. It had 9 – 10 m (30 – 33 ft) in length and 7 – 10 tons (15 432 – 22 046 lb) in weight.

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Kronosaurus meaning “lizard of Kronos”, so is named after the leader of the Greek Titans, Cronus. This huge reptile lived in the Early Cretaceous Period.

 

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