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Ichthyosaur

Ichthyosaur

Fish-like marine dinosaurs which resembled dolphins; a good example of convergent evolution.

Biology

Keywords

Ichthyosaurus, ichthyosaur, dinosaur, dino, prehistoric creature, fossil, extinct, Jurassic period, aquatic lifestyle, animal, vertebrates, reptile, carnivorous, biology

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