Title Meet Fiona! 'Exceptional' 139 million-year-old fossil of a 13ft-long PREGNANT ichthyosaur with several babies in her belly is unearthed in Chile Media name/outlet Mail Online Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 10/05/22 Description The fossilised remains of a 13ft-long pregnant ichthyosaur have been uncovered in Chile – marking the first time a complete ichthyosaur has been found in the country.
The remains of the creature, named Fiona, were unearthed by researchers from the University of Manchester from a melting glacier deep in Patagonia.
Fiona was pregnant at the time of her death 139 million years ago, with several embryos still in her belly.
URL https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10801185/Meet-Fiona-13ft-long-PREGNANT-ichthyosaur-babies-belly-unearthed-Chile.html Persons Dean Lomax