“Coal-Age Monsters”: Journey 50 Million Years Before the Dinosaurs

T. rex and velociraptors get all the glory. But millions of years before those awesome theropods ruled the earth, a stranger clan of reptiles and amphibians dominated the planet. Weirdly wonderful creatures like Diploceraspis, the boomerang-headed salamander from the Permian period. Diploceraspis, like it's evolutionary cousin, Diplocaulus, was a lepospondyl amphibian. They grew to half … Continue reading “Coal-Age Monsters”: Journey 50 Million Years Before the Dinosaurs