Mystriosuchus was a phytosaur, a lineage of aquatic reptiles very similar but not closely related to true crocodilians. This species lived in the Late Triassic of Europe and show signs of being much...
"Prehistoric Animals," vintage book published 1956. Illustration by Zdenek Burian. This image is for educational purposes only. All rights remain with the original author(s).
How a bird managed to escape a predatory sea monster
Scientists have uncovered an 80 million-year-old fossil bearing a healed attack wound, revealing the dangers of life in Earth's prehistoric seas