Name: Tanystropheus

Model Size: Length 3m, Height 1m

Period: Middle Triassic

Habitat: Shallow seas

Diet: Probably fish and crustaceans

Tanystropheus, Greek for long-necked one, pronounced Tan-ee-stroh-fee-us, was not a dinosaur but a long necked reptile. They possessed a snap-off tail that would grow back like the modern day lizard. This would help them escape from being eaten from large carnivores.