PLESIOSAURUS, Giant

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Giant Plesiosaurus '26

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: 8 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Savage (1926)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria
Description: Sailing may sound romantic to the unwary, but there are many hazards to take into account, like the odd hungry Plesiosaurus. This happens every day; they just say "lost at sea."
Review:
Silent Era
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Elasmosaurus '33

AKA: Plesiosaurus; Species: Elasmosaurus platyurus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 46 ft (14 m, est); Weight: 2 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, constrictor, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: King Kong, humanity
Film: King Kong (1933)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria

Description: This poor Elasmosaurus made the mistake of actually entering Kong's cave. Typically these predators eat fish and other marine fare, this one must have been starving to crawl out of the water.
Review:
1,000 Misspent Hours

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Giant Plesiosaurus '33

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: 8 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Son of Kong (1933)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria
Description: These marine reptiles are common in the seas and rivers of Skull Island, and one man found out that boats aren't the safest mode of transport. Die and learn.
Review:
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Giant Plesiosaurus '57

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: 8 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Land Unknown (1957)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria
Description: One of many prehistoric inhabitants of the Lost Valley in the Antarctic, this Giant Plesiosaurus thought humans would make a delightful addition to the meal wheel rotation.
Review:
Micro-brewed Reviews
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Giant Plesiosaurus '70

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: 8 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria
Description: These marine reptiles typically stick with oceanic meals, but they have been known to comb the beaches for carrion or other tasty treats, like people.
Review:
Cool Ass Cinema
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Giant Plesiosaurus '75

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: 8 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Land That Time Forgot (1975)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria
Description: When confronted with a German U-boat, this Giant Plesiosaurus did the right thing and immediately attacked. Never forget.
Review:
1,000 Misspent Hours
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The Crater Lake Monster

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 40 ft (12 m, est); Weight: 30 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Crater Lake Monster (1977)
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Additional Data:
BBC Earth


Description: The Crater Lake Monster climbed out of Crater Lake (California, USA) after being rudely awakened from hibernation by a meteor falling into her home. She immediately started to eat people, waddling on her flippers into town to fill up. She was finally stopped in her tracks by a bulldozer, which also has tracks. Isn't that ironic?
Review:
Cool Ass Cinema


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Giant Plesiosaurus '77

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 70 ft (9 m, est); Weight: 100 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Rhamphorhynchus, Humanity
Film: Legend of Dinosaurs and Monster Birds (恐竜・怪鳥の伝説, 1977)
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Additional Data:
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Plesiosauria
Description: This immense Plesiosaurus terrorized Japan briefly along with a Rhamphorhynchus in 1977, before they were both engulfed in an eruption on Mount Fuji. Neither reptile has been sighted since.
Reviews:
Cool Ass Cinema
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Giant Plesiosaurus '78

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: 8 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Journey to the Center of the Earth (Viaje al centro de la Tierra, 1978)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria
Description: Giant Plesiosaurs and other water reptiles were found flourishing deep in the center of the Earth, a precious ecosystem protected, for the most part, from human predatory habits.
Review:
The Lucid Nightmare
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Giant Plesiosaurus '78

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: 8 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Warlords of Atlantis (1978)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria


Description: This Giant Plesiosaurus tried to welcome some humans in a diving bell, but his best efforts went unappreciated by the savages, who responded with abrupt violence. Don't put a big hole in your diving bell if you don't want critters to drop by, it's like leaving your front door open and then assaulting the raccoons as they wander in. Sheer madness.
Review:
Cool Ass Cinema


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Plesiosaurus '85

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: 8 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: King Solomon's Mines (1985)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria

Description: This Nazi-gobbling creature inhabited the underwater realm of King Solomon's mines in Zimbabwe. It was not fully revealed, only the head and neck were seen; estimates are based on a Plesiosaurus body habitus.
Review:
The Agony Booth

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Nessie '96

Species: Unclassified Plesiosaurus; Type: Natural
Length: 46 ft (14 m, est); Weight: 2 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Nessies; Enemies: None
Film: Loch Ness (1996)
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Additional Data:
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Description: It seems the Loch is just teeming with these things; this family of vegetarian Plesiosaurs are known about by some of the locals, but they keep them a secret from the outside world.
Review:
Empire Online
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Elasmosaurus '08

Species: Elasmosaurus platyurus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 46 ft (14 m, est); Weight: 2 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Fish
Film: Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria
Description: Deep under the surface of the Earth (beneath Iceland), these serpentine creatures still flourish in a vast subterranean sea.
Review:
Roger Ebert
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Plesiosaurus '11

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 12 ft (4 m, est); Weight: 1,000 lb (455 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Fish
Film: The Tree of Life (2011)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria
Description: This poor creature beached itself after suffering a grievous wound, perhaps to enjoy a final sunset before setting off to Plesiosaurus heaven, where there are no Mosasaurs.
Review:
Roger Ebert
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Plesiosaurus '12

Species: Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 40 ft (12 m, est); Weight: 18 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, flukes, marine
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Dinosaur Project (2012)
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Additional Data:
Plesiosauria
Description: Deep in the Congo this Plesiosaurus was "discovered" by an intrepid explorer; the natives didn't really see what the big deal was.
Review:
Den of Geek

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