Original art by Bretton

Shonisaurus is a marine reptile which lived approximately 215 million years ago during the Late Triassic Period. It was first discovered near the Shoshone Mountains of Nevada in 1920, however, these fossils weren’t officially excavated until 1954. That is when Charles Camp and Sam Welles excavated them. After extensively studying them, they named these fossils Shonisaurus in 1976 – named after the Shoshone Mountains in which they were found.

Shonisaurus pictures show how unusual this marine reptile looked while it was alive. It sort of looked like a dolphin that was kind of tubby, except it would have been way bigger than today’s dolphins. It was approximately 50 feet long and weighed around 30 tons – or 60,000 pounds. That made it heavier than 3 elephants or 2 sperm whales.

One of the most fascinating facts about Shonisaurus, however, isn’t its enormous size but its teeth – or more accurately stated, its lack of teeth. It would appear that young Shonisaurus were born with teeth and these teeth would eventually fall out as they grew older. Paleontologists believe that was because older Shonisaurus didn’t need teeth and the juveniles only had them to give them an early advantage until they grew large enough to not need them.

 

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Shonisaurus, A Triassic Sea Monster, Unisex Signet Ring

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  • Original art by Bretton

    Shonisaurus is a marine reptile which lived approximately 215 million years ago during the Late Triassic Period. It was first discovered near the Shoshone Mountains of Nevada in 1920, however, these fossils weren’t officially excavated until 1954. That is when Charles Camp and Sam Welles excavated them. After extensively studying them, they named these fossils Shonisaurus in 1976 – named after the Shoshone Mountains in which they were found.

    Shonisaurus pictures show how unusual this marine reptile looked while it was alive. It sort of looked like a dolphin that was kind of tubby, except it would have been way bigger than today’s dolphins. It was approximately 50 feet long and weighed around 30 tons – or 60,000 pounds. That made it heavier than 3 elephants or 2 sperm whales.

    One of the most fascinating facts about Shonisaurus, however, isn’t its enormous size but its teeth – or more accurately stated, its lack of teeth. It would appear that young Shonisaurus were born with teeth and these teeth would eventually fall out as they grew older. Paleontologists believe that was because older Shonisaurus didn’t need teeth and the juveniles only had them to give them an early advantage until they grew large enough to not need them.

     

    Purchase This Best-seller and We Guarantee It Will Exceed Your Highest Expectations!

    ➜ Our patent-pending jewelry is made of high quality surgical steel with a shatterproof liquid glass coating and 18k gold finish option.

    ➜ Our jewelry is hand-made in the U.S.A by awesome working moms just like yours! We hire and train working mothers and pay a living wage. We are proud to support strong communities and keep jobs in America!

    This Jewelry Item Is the Perfect Keepsake! Whether for Yourself or a Loved One.

    We Offer a 100% Happiness Guarantee

    ➜ If you’re not 100% satisfied with your purchase for any reason, please contact us and we will make it right. Your satisfaction is our ultimate goal.

    Product Dimensions

    ➜ Band sizes available: US 4-13 (whole sizes only).

    ➜ Circle Design - Sizes 4-8: 15mm x 15mm / Sizes 9-13: 17mm x 17mm