New study shows how long-necked plesiosaurs swam

We might have to rethink what we thought we know about these creatures.

Ancient four-flippered reptile that inspired Loch Ness monster swam like a penguin

Since the first plesiosaur complete skeleton was discovered in 1824, scientists have been debating how on Earth this reptile used four flippers to swim.

Researchers find rare marine reptile fossil in Alaska

Fossils of an elasmosaur, a rare type of plesiosaur were discovered in Alaska by Anchorage-based fossil collector Curvin Metzler. Researchers have confirmed this discovery and identified the species.