Researchers name a new species of reptile from 212 million years ago

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 12:21 in Paleontology & Archaeology

An extinct reptile related to crocodiles that lived 212 million years ago in present day New Mexico has been named as a new species, Vivaron haydeni, in a paper published this week by Virginia Tech’s Department of Geosciences researchers. Leading the paper that names the previously unknown animal is undergraduate researcher Emily Lessner of Kennett […]

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