Intricate Birthing Process of Mosasaurs Explained by Recent Research

April 11, 2015 6:10 PM

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Researchers from Yale University cooperated with those from University of Toronto and discovered the intricate birthing process of a baby marine dinosaur, the mosasaur. The study is specifically directed to explaining how the serpent-like reptile delivers their young.

Mosasaurs are gigantic carnivorous reptiles that are closely related to monitor lizards and snakes. Because of their sharp and conical-shaped teeth, they are able to crunch different bony and fleshy creatures as food. They also used these potent teeth to access the soft meat from hard-shelled marin...

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