Category «Other marine reptiles»

Book review: Plesiosaur Peril by Daniel Loxton

In Plesiosaur Peril, author Daniel Loxton plunges us into the Jurassic ocean, to¬†recount a day in the life of a baby¬†Cryptoclidus. The book is the third in Loxton’s ‘Tales of Prehistoric Life’ series, which includes the stories Ankylosaur Attack and Pterosaur Troubles. In this short children’s story we follow a juvenile Cryptoclidus and the rest …

Submarines nearly named after plesiosaurs says Submarine Museum, Gosport

An exhibit in the Submarine Museum, Gosport, England, reveals how submarines might have been named after extinct marine reptiles. The Inspecting captain of Submarine proposed the idea in 1902 but the suggestion was quashed by superiors. Seems a shame to me! The exhibit reads as follows (kindly transcribed by Simon. M. Clabby): Bacon and Dinosaurs!!! …