In the Mesozoic Era, while dinosaurs reigned on land, equally spectacular reptiles ruled the ancient oceans. This richly illustrated book offers an authoritative and accessible introduction to these mesmerizing marine creatures. It delves into the world of ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, mosasaurs, and more, exploring their astonishing anatomical, physiological, and behavioral adaptations that allowed them to thrive in the sea. Readers also learn about their modern-day descendants, like sea turtles and sea snakes. With striking artwork and fossil photographs, this book unveils the captivating history and extraordinary diversity of marine reptiles, inviting readers to explore their enthralling past.
|Publisher||PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS|
|Dimensions||20.3 × 25.4 cm|