Thursday , June 8 2023

New fossil reptile plant of southern Mexico


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – According to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History, a new example of a plant reptile fossil record in southern New Mexico has been found.

The Museum announced this week that skull skull skulls, jaws and teeth were a unique structure that was an herbivore, and such a specialized eating plant was not previously known as reptiles older than 200 millions.

The discovery of fossil bones was discovered by Ethan Schuth in Alamogordo, a trip unit in Oklahoma's geology class in 2013. The bone was well preserved by bone marrow skeleton.

In addition to collecting bones every year around a year, bones have been spent, and more time to get rid of fossil bushes.

Paleontology Commissioner Spencer Lucas and his museum team decided that the bones were about 300 million years ago, and the reptiles that lived during the early mushroom or more than 50 million years ago were the origin of dinosaurs.

Lucas and researchers Matt Celeskey identified the skeleton in a new genus and species named Gordon Killers. Gordodon is derived from the word Greek or Greek, or fat, and Greek, from the blood or tooth, the species had sharp sharp teeth in its jaws.

The specific name of Kerry was promoted by Karl Krainer, Austrian geologist, during the Permian period in New Mexico.

"Gordodon has rewritten the book to understand the evolution of specialist herbage about 100 million years ago," said Lucas in a statement on Wednesday.

Gordodon was 5 meters long and estimated at 75 kilograms (34 kilograms). It was thought to be a selective nutrition in high-nutrient plants, due to its skulls, jaws and advanced teeth.

The museum's experts told other herbal reptiles that they were not selective, they found plants. Gordodon said they had some specialties found in modern animals like goats and deer.

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