New Fossil Shows Sea Creature That Could Have Torn T-Rex In Half

October 27, 2009

U.K. (ChattahBox) – A new fossil with an 8-foot skull has been unearthed in Dorset, and it shows a creature capable of terrorizing, and consuming, most other dinos with ease.

The pliosaur existed over 150 million years ago, and was a champion of the sea. It was also the horror of other dinosaurs, which could be caught within it’s enormous jaws, and easily devoured.

“Seeing this thing in the flesh, so to speak, is just jaw dropping,” Dr Richard Forrest, an expert on the creatures, told The Daily Mail.

“It is simply enormous and truly monstrous. This was the top level predator of its day. Its jaw was designed to deliver a bite so powerful that it could have ripped a car in half with no problem. It could have taken a human in one gulp. In fact, something like a T Rex would have been breakfast for a beast like this.”

At more than 20 feet larger than the average killer whale, the beast is thought to be the largest of it’s kind yet found.

It was found on the 95-mile World Heritage Jurassic Coast, located between East Devon and Dorset, where many such discoveries in the past have been found.

The exact location has been kept a secret to preserve the spot, and other fossils that might be disturbed by those looking to unearth more for profit.

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