Plesiosaurus was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. The first Plesiosaurus fossil was discovered in 1821.
Quick facts about Plesiosaurus:
- Existed from 228 million years ago to 61.6 million years ago
- Lived in a marine environment
- Was a carnivore
- Reproduced by live birth
- 938 different specimens have been found by paleontologists
All the Plesiosaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore: