Maresaurus was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. The first Maresaurus fossil was discovered in 1997.
Quick facts about Maresaurus:
- Existed from 171.6 million years ago to Bajocian Age
- Lived in a marine habitat
- Was a carnivore
- Reproduced by live birth
- Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists
All the Maresaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore: