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What Ultra High Speed Penguin Footage Reveals About Pliosaurs

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How did the pliosaurus, a 45-foot-long underwater prehistoric predator, keep up with its prey? A biomechanics expert finds answers by observing an unlikely present-day equivalent: the penguin.

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