Attenborosaurus was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. Attenborosaurus lived during the Early Jurassic. The first Attenborosaurus fossil was discovered in 1993.

All the Attenborosaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Attenborosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. Owen. 1865. A monograph of the fossil Reptilia of the Liassic formations. Part I, Sauropterygia. Palaeontographical Soceity Monographs 17(75):1-40
  • W. J. Sollas. 1881. On a new species of Plesiosaurus (P. Conybeari) from the Lower Lias of Charmouth; with observations on P megacephalus, Stutchbury, and P. brachycephalus, Owen. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 37:440-480