The two species of Liopleurodon lived from the Callovian Stage of the Middle Jurassic to the Kimmeridgian stage of the Late Jurassic Period (c. 166 to 155 mya). It was the apex predator of the Middle to Late Jurassic seas that covered Europe.
What period did the Liopleurodon live in?
166.1 million years ago - 139.8 million years ago (Callovian - Berriasian) Liopleurodon/Lived
Is Liopleurodon a crocodile?
Liopleurodon was a hunter. Its long jaws and rows of needle-sharp teeth would have made marine crocodiles, the giant fish Leedsichthys, ichthyosaurs and even other pliosaurs vulnerable to attack. Liopleurodons nose allowed it to smell underwater. This allowed Liopleurodon to smell its prey from some distance away.
What is the biggest animal that ever lived?
the blue whale Far bigger than any dinosaur, the blue whale is the largest known animal to have ever lived. An adult blue whale can grow to a massive 30m long and weigh more than 180,000kg - thats about the same as 40 elephants, 30 Tyrannosaurus Rex or 2,670 average-sized men.