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Illustration of an ichthyosaur (Ichthyosaurus platydon) from Louis Figuier's The World Before the Deluge, 1867 American edition. Figuier describes the ichthyosaur as having the snout of a porpoise, the head of a lizard, the jaws and teeth of a crocodile, the vertebrae of a fish, the sternum of the ornithorhynchus, the paddles of a whale, and the trunk and tail of a quadruped..
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