Awesome Prehistoric Creatures Named in 2021

Among them a marine reptile with shark-like teeth…

Xenodens calminechari / Photo posted on Twitter by Dr. Nick Longrich

2021 was truly remarkable as far as paleontological discoveries go. This year was not only exceptional in terms of dinosaur finds but it also stands out for the incredible array of other prehistoric creatures that have been described. Some of them were extremely bizarre and unlike anything paleontologists…




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