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Published: 18 Jul 2006

Fossil hunters have discovered that fierce prehistoric sea monsters apparently used the Arctic Ocean as a migration route to rule the world's oceans at roughly the same time as dinosaurs reigned on land. The discovery is part of a fossil "hat trick" pulled off by paleontologist Hans Larsson and team as part of a McGill expedition camped on a remote and inhospitable stretch of Melville Island, 1,200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.

Fossil hunters have discovered that fierce prehistoric sea monsters apparently used the Arctic Ocean as a migration route to rule the world's oceans at roughly the same time as dinosaurs reigned on land. The discovery is part of a fossil "hat trick" pulled off by paleontologist Hans Larsson and team as part of a McGill expedition camped on a remote and inhospitable stretch of Melville Island, 1,200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.
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