Elasmosaurus was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. The first Elasmosaurus fossil was discovered in 1868.

Quick facts about Elasmosaurus:

  • Existed from 93.9 million years ago to 70.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by live birth
  • 10 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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