Antarctic amphibian from 245 million years ago

Sarda Sahney (UK) The beautiful thing about the Antarctic is that it is one of Earth’s last unexplored frontiers. New climatoligical, geological and palaeontological advances are regularly made on this continent and, recently, the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology announced the discovery here of a fossilised amphibian that lived more than…

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2 thoughts on “Antarctic amphibian from 245 million years ago

  1. It would be interesting to know more about where this fossil was found , ie. In the ice, embeded in stone, etc.

  2. Interesting. How does one know that it was an amphibian and not a reptile/crocodile?

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