Let him go or I'll fossilize you, Longshanks!

Let him go or I’ll fossilize you, Longshanks!

This newly discovered Triassic reptile fossil doesn’t come from a dinosaur, but it does foreshadow a new addition that will be joining the park in the near future. Say hello to Elessaurus!

De-Oliveira TM, Pinheiro FL, Stock Da-Rosa ÁA, Dias-Da-Silva S, Kerber L (2020) A new archosauromorph from South America provides insights on the early diversification of tanystropheids. PLoS ONE 15(4): e0230890.

Renesto S, Saller F. Evidences for a semi aquatic life style in the Triassic diapsid reptile Tanystropheus. Riv. It. Paleontol. Strat. 2018; 124:23–34.