‘Hammerhead’ creature was world’s first plant-eating marine reptile

Posted by on May 6, 2016 8:01 pm
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Newly-discovered fossils of the Triassic marine reptile Atopodentatus unicus have revealed that the animal had a bizarre hammerhead-shaped jaw apparatus. It used its strange jaw to feed on plants, making it the first herbivorous marine reptile.

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