Fossil Pigments Reveal Skin Color of Ichthyosaurs and Mosasaurs

Fossil Pigments Reveal Skin Color of Ichthyosaurs and Mosasaurs

A recent study conducted by researchers at SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden and the MAX IV Laboratory at Lund University, in Sweden, has revealed the skin color of ancient, dinosaur-era sea creatures. Soft tissue remains were acquired from a series of sea creatures, including a 55-million-year-old leatherback turtle, a 86-million-year-old mosasaur and a 196-million-year-old […]

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