Marine reptile – Keichousaurus hui – 120 mm

Marine reptile – Keichousaurus hui – 120 mm
Triassic (245 mil y) – Xingyi, Guizhou, China

Slightly smaller juvenile Keichousaurus, is absolutely of top quality.
Like all Sauropterygia, Keichousaurus was adapted to aquatic life. Specimens of this genus grew to between 15 to 30 cm in length and had a long neck as well as a long tail, and elongated feet with five toes. The pointed head and sharp teeth suggest that they hunted fish.

Well preserved specimen on a slab measuring 80 x 135 mm

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