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About the Course

Paleontology: Ancient Marine Reptiles is a four-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of the evolutionary changes that occur when air-breathing terrestrial animals return to water. This course examines the diversity, adaptations, convergence, and phylogenetic relationships of extinct marine reptiles. Students will explore three major groups of marine reptiles: ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, and mosasaurs. Watch a preview of the course here:

Top reviews


Apr 1, 2016

An excellent introduction to the sometimes overlooked marine predators that lived alongside the dinosaurs! A lot of detail is presented here, so be prepared to act like a sponge and soak it all up.


Oct 4, 2022

Learned quite alot about Ichthyosaur and Mosasaur , piqued my interest in going for some advanced course in paleontology , Thank you for such a great course , Hats of the the team behind this .

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By Sophie L

Aug 17, 2016

I love Paleontology! This is a fantastic course, which makes me love life.

By AnakinWalker

May 29, 2020

Excellent Insight into an amazing group of reptiles, highly recommended.

By Shanise M

May 10, 2018

Had fun and learned a lot! I would be happy to take this course again.

By Anthony B

Feb 24, 2021

Excellent presentation and very enjoyable class. I learned so much.

By Solomon H

Mar 29, 2021

A very fun course,you should do a mooc about land and air amniotes

By Rachel W

Jun 14, 2020

A fun course! I learned a lot and will take more of these courses.

By Laura V R N

Dec 19, 2020

Me encató, excelente complemento para los cursos de paleobiología

By Archie G

Aug 25, 2017

This is a great course that teaches you so many things about anci

By Kris P

Jul 22, 2016

Another great course from the University that brought you Dino101

By Michael R

Jul 19, 2020

It was awesome learning about these amazing underwater predators

By Clare D

Jun 20, 2020

Lots of info, could have benefitted from different instructors.

By Jeremy B

Nov 25, 2018

I really enjoyed this this course and i learnt so much from it.

By Valentina B H

Sep 29, 2020

great! very interesting and teaches a lot of new great things

By Aline M G

Apr 9, 2016

Great course! Just PLEASE don't use Dave Peters images on it.

By Kenneth P K

Jun 25, 2019

this course helped allot with my advancement in paleontology

By Douglas K

Apr 8, 2019

Another excellent course by the University of Alberta team

By Pablo A T S

Jan 14, 2017

The subtitles once not match with the avance of the video.

By Margaret W S

Apr 8, 2016

Excellent course. Lots of information presented very well.

By Roberto D S

Mar 14, 2016

Very interesting and meaningful. I personally recomend it.

By Mia D

Sep 12, 2021

this was an awesome course to do!! i highly recomend it!

By Dr. V S

May 15, 2020

Very good and elaborate instructions. Easy to understand.


Mar 3, 2016

Nice course. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks so much.

By Harshitha

Nov 28, 2018

An awesome experience about the Ancient Marine Reptiles!

By Roman M

May 19, 2017

I learned a lot, and it was very interesting! Thank you!

By Marcus V B C

Sep 3, 2017

Excepcional!!!...fantástico! aprendi muito mesmo!!