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Himalayasaurus Size

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Himalayasaurus is one of the largest ichthyosaurs, perhaps reaching 14-15 m in length or more.


Fossils have been found in Tibet, Asia.  



The coloration near the tail looks like a Himalayan mountain itself. 


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Ichthyosaurs are often overlooked while mosasaurs and pliosaurs get the most attention, and are thought to have been the top predators of the Mesozoic oceans. Himalayasaurus is a good example that there were also macropredatory ichthyosaurs that surpassed even largest mosasaurs and pliosaurs in size.