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-Andy- posted a topic in Member CollectionsI've always been fascinated by the Cretaceous sea and its myriad of terrifying carnivores, many that would've made Jaws look meek. After watching BBC's Sea Monsters, I made it my goal to compile a box of sea monster fossils. I started this journey 10 years ago, and finally completed the box recently. Allow me to present my Predators of the Cretaceous Sea collection, and take you on a journey to the most dangerous sea of all times. The box measures 20.25 inches long. Inside are 24 unique predator fossils. I will introduce them from left to right, top to bott
DD1991 posted a topic in EuropeA forthcoming paper on the largest specimen of Dakosaurus from the UK (Young et al. in press) mentions a number of Dakosaurus specimens found in the Woburn Sands Formation, which leads me to suspect that a number of loose Lower Greensand sediments in SE england may have specimens reworked from Late Jurassic sediments. Are there any other Cretaceous sediments in England that have yielded fossils reworked from Jurassic sediments? Young MT, Steel L, Rigby MP, Howlett EA, Humphrey S. (In press). Largest known specimen of the genus Dakosaurus (Metriorhynchidae: Geosaurini) from the Kimmeridge Clay