Kronosaurusbelongs to a marine reptile group called pliosaurs. This toothy predator cruised the oceans during the early Cretaceous, about 120 million years ago. It hunted prey such as fish and other marine reptiles.
Scientific Name:Kronosaurus queenslandicus
Characteristics:The meat-eatingKronosaurushad a huge head with rows of conical, pointed teeth in its long jaws. It had a short neck, a robust body, and two pairs of large, wing-like flippers that it used to propel itself through the water. This marine reptile grew up to 33 ft long.
Size and Color:This large model is 13.5 inches long and 7.75 inches wide. It is counter shaded with a dappled dark blue pattern on top and cream below. This color scheme helps it to blend into the ocean.
The Kronosaurus is part of the Wild Safari® Prehistoric World collection