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Iguana-sized dinosaur cousin discovered in Antarctica

January 31, 2019 - General

Antarctica wasn’t always a frozen wasteland–250 million years ago, it was covered in forests and rivers, and the temperature rarely dipped below freezing. It was also home to diverse wildlife, including early relatives of the dinosaurs. Scientists have just discovered the newest member of that family–an iguana-sized reptile whose name means “Antarctic king.”

“The midnight sun over Early Triassic Antarctica.” Along the banks of a…

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