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Named By: GorjanovicinKramberger in 1892
Time Period: 100 Ma Late Cretaceous
Location: Croatia and Lebanon
Size: 1 meter long
Diet: Piscivore/Carnivore
Fossil(s): At least 2 individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Anguimorpha | Pythonomorpha |

Pontosaurus is a now extinct genus of pythonomorph from the Late Cretaceous period. It was originally named Hydrosaurus, but that name was preoccupied by an agamid lizard, so it was renamed.

Read more about Pontosaurus at Wikipedia
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