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Tanystropheus (pronounced: /tɑːnɪsˈtrfiʌstan-is-TRO-fee-us[3]) was a species of dinosaur.[1]

DescriptionEdit

Tanystropheus had a long, serpentine body with four thin legs. Most of their body was composed of its neck. It had a small head and long jaws filled with sharp teeth.[1]

CombatEdit

Tanystropheus were ambush predators. They hid just under the water, waiting for prey. Then launched themselves from the water and grabbed onto their target, dragging it back under. It was strong enough to drag prey that weighed up to 500 lb (230 kg).[1]

AbilitiesEdit

Tanystropheus were excellent swimmers due to their webbed rear feet.[1]

HabitatEdit

Tanystropheus were most often encountered in rivers and swamps.[1]

BiologyEdit

Tanystropheus were carnivorous and solitary creatures.[1]

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AppearancesEdit

Adventures
Dungeon #30: "... And a Dozen Eggs"

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