Largest ichthyosaur tooth on Earth discovered in Swiss Alps

Researchers have found the broken tooth of one of the largest carnivores ever to stalk the Earth.

No, it isn’t T. rex. It isn’t even a dinosaur. Rather, the tooth belongs to a rare and mysterious species of giant ichthyosaur — a flesh-eating marine reptile that patrolled the world’s seas during the late Triassic periodabout 205 million years ago.

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