Found Plesiosaur fossils that living with the Loch ness monster

It has been described as a snake threaded through the body of a turtle, and some imaginative people think there’s one living in Loch Ness.

The plesiosaur, a marine reptile that lived 160 million years ago, looked like nothing alive today, with a neck that was some 2 metres long, the length of the body and tail combined. Why it needed such a long neck has been a mystery, but now Leslie Noè of the Sedgwick Museum in Cambridge, UK, has an answer.

Plesiosaurs used their long necks to reach down and feed …