fossilised rhynchosaur skeleton (fossil: reptile)

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Partial skeleton of the species Fodonyx spenceri. This up to 1.5 meter long reptile lived in savannah-like environments. It had exceptional beak-like jaw extensions which it used to dig and scrape the ground.

photographed and published: Benton, M. J., Hart, M. B. and Clarey, T., 1993: A new rhynchosaur from the Middle Triassic of Devon. Proceedings of the Ussher Society, v. 8, p. 167 - 171

This object is on display at RAMM in the Down to Earth gallery.

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