Edinburgh unveils Skye's Storr Lochs Monster fossil| MENAFN.COM

Wednesday, 01 February 2023 03:00 GMT

Edinburgh unveils Skye's Storr Lochs Monster fossil


(MENAFN) Edinburgh has unveiled the fossilized skeleton of a 170 million-year-old Jurassic predator discovered on the Isle of Skye.

Named the Storr Lochs Monster, the fossil of the sea-living reptile was found in 1966.

Fifty years on from the find, scientists from the University of Edinburgh and National Museums Scotland are preparing a detailed study of it.

It has been identified as being from a family of animals called ichthyosaurs.


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