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Mosasaurus is a genus of mosasaurs, extinct carnivorous aquatic lizards. It existed during the Maastrichtian age of the late Cretaceous period, between about 70 and 66 million years ago, in western Europe and North America. The name means "Meuse lizard", as the first specimen was found near the Meuse River. This article is about the genus Mosasaurus, not to be confused with the mosasaurs, the family with the same name to which Mosasaurus belongs to. Mosasaurus was a genus of large aquatic carnivore from the Late Cretaceous about 70-66 million years ago. Mosasaurus gave its name to a group of marine... Name meaning‎: ‎"Meuse Lizard"

Length‎: ‎18 meters