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EXCELLENT ELASMOSAURUS BY CARTER STEELE
WHAT IS AN ELASMOSAURUS? Elasmosaurus was a reptile but not a dinosaur. Its name meant thin plate lizard. It had a super long neck and a extra toe! They lived in what is now the USA.
ELASMOSAURUS CHARACTERISTICS. Elasmosaurus was as long and as wide as a bus! They had 46 feet long neck! They swam slowly through the sea. Elasmosaurus was a majestic animal.
WHERE DID ELASMOSAURUS LIVE? They lived in what is now the USA. Most of them lived in Kansas! They lived in the cretaceous time that means they lived 85 million years ago.
THE MYTH. Some people thought that Elasmosaurus would eat people off their ship and do terrible things to them. They thought it would sink the ship. They named them the loch ness monster. I believe that it was just a stick. some photos could be photo shopped
WHAT ELASMOSAURUS ATE. Elasmosaurus ate shrimp and other small fish. The fish could not escape and it only had six teeth! They swallow their food whole. They use their long neck to catch them. this is shrimp Elasmosaurus ate them
BIBLIOGRAPHY Lambert, David. Dinosaurs. New York: DK, print “Elasmosaurus”. Prehistoric wildlife. web 3/31/2014. web. wildlife.com speices /e/elasmosaurus. html