Word Of The Day: Plesiosaur

Today's word is both ancient -- and in the news.

plesiosaur(plee-SEE-uh-sawr)noun. Any marine reptile of the extinct genus Plesiosaurus, from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, having a small head, a long neck, four paddlelike limbs, and a short tail.
Scientists have discovered a plesiosaur that bears a strong resemblance to the Loch Ness Monster.