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Plesiosaurus
Plesiosaurus from Jurassic World: The Game

Name meaning

"near to reptile"

Diet

Piscivore

Length

3 to 5 meters (10 to 16 ft)

Weight

1, 000 lbs (453.5 kilograms)

Location

Europe

Birth type

Live

Movie canon appearances

Jurassic World (Hologram only)

Game appearances

Jurassic Park III: Park Builder
Jurassic World: The Game

Toy appearances

Die-Cast: Jurassic Park

Template Source

Plesiosaurus was a genus of marine sauropterygian reptiles that lived during the Jurassic Period. The type species of this genus is Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus. Skeletons are found in Europe.

Pleisiosaurus is distinguished by its small head, short snout, long and slender neck, broad turtle-like body, a short tail, and two pairs of large, elongated paddles. Plesiosaurus fed on belemnites, fish, and other prey.

Some traces of skin discovered suggest that it was smooth, not scaly.

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StoryEdit

Plesiosaurus is of the animals on the Holoscape inside the Innovation Center of Jurassic World, though it is currently unknown if any reside within the park itself.

Jurassic Park III: Park BuilderEdit

Plesiosaurus is a carnivore that can be created from paleo-DNA in the game Jurassic Park III: Park Builder.

Jurassic World: The GameEdit

see Plesiosaurus/JW: TG

Plesiosaurus is a aquatic surface that can be created from paleo-DNA in the game Jurassic World: The Game.

Die-Cast: Jurassic ParkEdit

A metal figurine of a plesiosaur (together with a Iguanodon figurine in one box) appeared in the Die-Cast: Jurassic Park toy line in 1993. It also came with a card of Plesiosaurus.

Behind the scenesEdit

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Plesiosaurus in the animated series.

In the scrapped Jurassic Park animated series one of the ideas for scenes in the series was a Plesiosaurus pursuing Tim and Lex Murphy while they were in an inflatable boat.[1]

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Plesiosaurus in the storyboard for Jurassic World


The Plesiosaur Pond was an attraction originally meant to appear in Jurassic World but was cut from the final film. It was to be a large pool like the Jurassic World Lagoon inhabitated by Plesiosaurus and several unidentified species of ichthyosaurs. Visitors to Jurassic World would be able to visit the attraction by boarding a submarine attached to a monorail.[2]


ReferencesEdit

  1. williamstout.com - Original Jurassic Park Art – Fleeing the Plesiosaur (August 12, 2015) Retrieved from http://www.williamstout.com/news/journal/?p=4798
  2. davelowerystoryboards - Jurassic World (July 31, 2015) Retrieved from http://dlstoryboards.blogspot.com/2015/07/jurassic-world_31.html

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