Image: Dicynodont therapsid, Zambia
Dicynodont therapsid, unidentified species, based on skull from Zambia, Permian, 252 million years ago.
- Anne Musser
- © Australian Museum
Dicynodonts were large plant-eating, mammal-like reptiles (therapsids) that survived the mass extinction event at the end of the Permian. They were on the decline in the Triassic.