Warwickshire in 100 Objects: Ichthyosaur Skull From Binton

Binton ichthyosaur skull. The beak is long. | Warwickshire Museum
Binton ichthyosaur skull
Warwickshire Museum

Near-complete skull of an ichthyosaur, collected from a quarry near Binton, in the lower Avon Valley of Warwickshire, during the 19th century. It dates back roughly 200 million years to the very end of the Triassic Period.