Big boned

时间:2019-03-07 06:18:00166网络整理admin

The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta, Canada, is now the proud owner of a partial skull from the largest ichthyosaur ever found. The 5.5-metre skull was spotted in a mountainous area of northeast British Columbia several years ago. Because the area has no roads a logging helicopter had to move the rear portion to the museum, embedded in a four-tonne block of rock. The skull is around 210 million years old, and comes from an animal that was probably 23 metres long—the size of a baleen whale. “The rest of the skeleton is still in the ground,