Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Webinar: Meet a Pliosaur, an Ancient Sea Monster

Archived Webinar

The Zoom webinar with Paleontologist Laura Soul aired April 3, 2020, as part of the Fossil Friday series. Watch a recording in the player above.


Paleontologist Laura Soul talks about pliosaurs – large marine reptiles that lived millions of years ago during the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. (Pliosaurs are a subgroup of the order Plesiosauria.)

Teaching Resources

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Resource Type
Videos and Webcasts
Grade Level
3-5, 6-8