Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Ancient Swiss reptile shows its bizarre scale armor for the first time

Date:  June 30, 2017
Source:  University of Zurich

Summary:  Grisons, 241 million years ago -- Instead of amidst high mountains, a small reptile suns itself on an island beach in a warm shallow sea, where many fish and marine reptiles frolic. This is the story told by an excellently preserved new discovery of the reptile Eusaurosphargis dalsassoi.  

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