Media: in France, found the remains of a unique marine reptiles
MOSCOW, 5 may — RIA Novosti. The unique remains of marine reptiles discovered in the Department of Maine et Loire in Western France, radio station France Info.
According to radio station, the researchers believe the discovery of the “unique” and “changing a lot”. Scientists believe that the reptile lived in the region 90 million years ago. According to paleontologist Peggy Vincent, up to this time scientists “knew nothing or only some small details” about a group of plesiosaurs in Europe during this period. Earlier, the remains of the marine reptiles of the same age are found only in North Africa and the USA.
Un Saumurois Quand tombe sur un Os dans ses caves troglodytes, il écrit une histoire de 90 millions d années @Museum_Angers #CultureAngers pic.twitter.com/q78MxpEMC0
— Ville d’angers (@Angers) may 4, 2017
Now, thanks to this discovery, scientists will be able to “compare and understand how this group was organized in that era,” said Vincent. She added that was likely the predator has migrated.
The finding was presented in the natural history Museum in Angers, may 4.