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: