Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Keichiosaurus youngi Marine Reptile

Keichiosaurus youngi primitive marine reptile fossil found in Guizhou Province in China. This creature swam during the Lower Triassic. The first fossil of this genus was discovered in 1957. Learn more at Wikipedia.

Keichousaurus hui drawn by Nobu Tamura (2007)
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Scale in the next picture is in inches.

Thanks to Mark Palatas for letting me photograph this specimen.