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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Fossilized Skin Reveals Ancient Predator's Sharklike Moves | Mosasaurs, Ancient Marine Lizards & Aquatic Locomotion | LiveScience

"We previously had thought that they swam like snakes, that they used most of their body to make these undulating waves," study researcher Johan Lindgren, of Lund University in Sweden. Fossil skin scales now show they swam like sharks, mostly with their tails.