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Extinct Sea Creatures That Could be Bigger than a Killer Whale

There are several animal species that are extinct and some are brink of extinction due to expansion in population. But there are certain sea creatures that are extinct. There are several reasons such as inability to acclimatize in climate changes, water contamination and poaching. Here are some extinct sea creatures.

Tylosaurus Proriger

Extinct Sea Creatures

At about 45 feet (14 meters) long, the Tylosaurus was one of the largest members of the mosasaur family of marine reptiles. The Tylosaurus was a large, water-bound lizard that evolved from its land-based ancestors. These beasts roamed the seas roughly 65 million years ago.

Tanystropheus

Extinct Sea Creatures

Tanystropheus was a 6 metre long reptile that dated from the Middle Triassic period. It is recognizable by its extremely elongated neck, which measured 10 ft long longer than its body and tail combined. This unique feature made this specimen a natural fisher, able to pluck a variety of seafood fresh out of the water without even getting his collar wet.