Mini sea monster had teeth as sharp as a saw blade

A sea monster with teeth so sharp they formed a “saw-like blade,” swam in the waters of what is now Morocco about 66 million years ago, a new study finds.

Miners discovered the remains of this creature — a lizard-like marine reptile called a mosasaur that lived during the dinosaur age — at the Sidi Chennane phosphate mine in Morocco’s Khouribga province. Once researchers examined the specimen, they noticed its unique teeth, which had features never before seen in any other known reptile, living or extinct, the researchers said. 

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