The Tanystropheus is a Protorosaur that appears in the lost world section of the lost and found. It appears in the episode of the same name and its online game adaptation, Lost Treasures.


It is a long, tall, orange reptile with red spots on its back and neck. It has short, smaller legs and red around its eyes.It also appears to have a very wrinkled mouth.

Role in episode

While Ginger and the other lost kids chase SpongeBob through the Lost and Found, they pass through the lost world. SpongeBob rides on a Tylosaurus, while Ginger and the other lost kids ride in a box on a Tanystropheus' back.

At the end of the episode, when Squidward is lost in the lost world, a Tanystropheus can be seen walking around.

Role in Lost Treasures

A Tanystropheus reappears as an obstacle in level 5. Like "Lost and Found," it carries the lost kids on its back.

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