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Rare ichthyosaur is only second known example

(University of Manchester) A rare 200 million-year-old ichthyosaur specimen has been discovered in a private collection 22 years after it was originally found.The fossil is only the second example of Wahlisaurus massarae, a new species of ichthyosaur discovered by The University of Manchester palaeontologist, Dean Lomax. This fossil was originally found in 1996 and has now been donated to a museum.
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