Some believe it could be a type of beaked whale.
If the fossil is the first of its kind to be found, it probably won't be the last to reveal new insights into ichthyosaurs
Predatory reptiles that trawled the oceans during the age of the dinosaurs used a rowing motion to scoop up prey, new track
The creature was a whopping 14 feet from head to tail. Quartiano identified the monster as the rarely seen dactylobatus clarkii
WATCH: However, professor Gary Griggs of the Long Marine Laboratory at UC Santa Cruz told HuffPost that the carcass might