Scientists Find Remains of Huge Plant-Eating Mammal
|11/23/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
A giant, plant-eating creature with a beaklike mouth and reptilian features may have roamed the Earth during the late Triassic period more than 200 million years ago, scientists said Thursday.
In a paper published Thursday by the journal Science, Polish researchers claim their find overturns the notion that the only giant plant-eaters at the time were dinosaurs.
The elephant-sized creature, known as Lisowicia bojani after a village in southern Poland where its remains were found, belonged to the same evolutionary branch as mammals.
Similar fossils from so-called dicynodonts have been found elsewhere, but they were dated to be from an earlier period, before read more >>>