Meet 'Fiona' the pregnant ichthyosaur, Chile's oldest marine reptile mom

Meet ‘Fiona’ the pregnant ichthyosaur, Chile’s oldest marine reptile mom

In the shadow of a massive Patagonian glacier, paleontologists have unearthed a rare fossil find: an ancient marine reptile that died while pregnant. This dolphin-like creature, called an ichthyosaur, is the first of its kind to be discovered in Chile, where it was retrieved from a dig site near the Tyndall Glacier in the Southern …

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