Posts Tagged ‘reptile’

WFS News: Live birth in an archosauromorph reptile

@WFS,World Fossil Society,Riffin T Sajeev,Russel T Sajeev A remarkable 250 million-year-old “terrible-headed lizard” fossil found in China shows an embryo inside the mother — clear evidence for live birth. Head of The University of Queensland’s School of Earth and Environmental Sciences and co-author Professor Jonathan Aitchison said the fossil unexpectedly provided the first evidence for […]

WFS News: New species of Jurassic reptile (Ichthyosaur)

A new species of British ichthyosaur has been identified using skeletal remains which have been on display at the University of Bristol’s School of Earth Sciences for many years. Ichthyosaurs lived during the age of the dinosaurs but were ocean dwelling reptiles that resembled dolphins or sharks.They were fierce predators, some growing up to 15 […]