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Ichthyosaurus by Carnegie


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The classic marine reptile, with an ammonite in its jaws.
Although marine reptiles, Ichthyosaurs gave birth to live young rather than laying eggs.  Fossil evidence also reveals that the pups were birthed tail-first, likely to prevent them from drowning.  The large eyes suggest that it relied heavily on sight in order hunt down prey; note the ammonite in the creature's jaws.  This reconstruction for the Carnegie Collection has been crafted at 1:10 scale, and measures 20 centimeters long.

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