First Came ‘the Great Dying,’ Then This Strange Reptile Evolved

A new study of an ancient sea creature's anatomy suggests that rapid and unusual evolution was occurring in the seas after a period of massive extinction.

First Came ‘the Great Dying,’ Then This Strange Reptile Evolved

First came 'the great dying,' then this strange reptile evolved

The surprising anatomy of the creature suggests rapid and unusual evolutionary changes in the oceans following a period when there was a mass extinction.

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