Lot 398

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Platecarpus sp. cf. P. somenensis Class: ReptiliaSubclass: Diapsida Infraclass: Lepidosauromorpha Order: Squamata Suborder: Sauria Family: MosasauridaeAge: Late Cretaceous Period (approx. 80 mya)Locality: South Dakota, USA Formation: Pierre FormationMosasaurs were a group of lizards that evolved to live in the ocean. Their legs and feet became completely modified into flippers, which it is believed they used to steer as they swam in a snake-like fashion. Mosasaurs lived near the shores of a shallow sea, where they used their powerful teeth to prey on fish. Once a tyrant of the ocean, Mosasaurs were driven to extinction at the end of the Cretaceous Period around the same time dinosaurs disappeared from the land.

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April 14, 2010 6:00 PM PDT
Vancouver , BC, CA

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CA$0 CA$499 CA$20
CA$500 CA$999 CA$50
CA$1,000 CA$1,999 CA$100
CA$2,000 CA$4,999 CA$200
CA$5,000 CA$9,999 CA$500
CA$10,000 CA$19,999 CA$1,000
CA$20,000 CA$49,999 CA$2,000
CA$50,000 CA$99,999 CA$5,000
CA$100,000 CA$499,999 CA$10,000
CA$500,000 CA$999,999 CA$50,000
CA$1,000,000 + CA$100,000