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Friday, 1 May 2009

Nessie of Lyme Regis

A Loch Ness-style monster fossil has been discovered on the Lyme coast.

The four-metre plesiosaur was unearthed on Monmouth Beach.

The extinct marine reptile lived in Dorset’s Jurassic seas around 150 to 200 million years ago, although in popular culture it has been likened to ‘lake monsters’.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Friday 1st May 2009

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