The Sea Monster from the Andes

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In 1977, a farmer was plowing his field on a plateau high in the Andes mountains when he stumbled upon a giant fossilized skeleton. How did this giant marine reptile end up high in the Andes Mountains?

Spanish subtitles/CC by Carlos J. Pardo De la Hoz.

Thanks as always to Ceri Thomas for the excellent South American marsupials!: https://alphynix.tumblr.com/

This video features this Paleogeographic Map: Scotese, C.R., 2019. Plate Tectonics, Paleogeography, and Ice Ages, YouTube video: https://youtu.be/UevnAq1MTVA.

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