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Life at sea

Duration: 01:24

Oxfordshire was under water in the late Jurassic period, 149 million years ago, and the world was ruled by awesome marine reptiles such as Ophthalmosaurus. Giving birth to live young means Ophthalmosaurus no longer need to crawl out on the land.

Available since: Tue 28 Sep 2010


Kenneth Branagh
Tim Haines
Jasper James

This clip is from

Walking with Dinosaurs Original series, Cruel Sea

3/6 149 million years ago the seas were ruled by reptiles like Ophthalmosaurus & Liopleurodon.

First broadcast: 18 Oct 1999

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