Image: Dicynodont therapsid, Zambia

Dicynodont therapsid, Zambia

Dicynodont therapsid, unidentified species, based on skull from Zambia, Permian, 252 million years ago.

Creator:
Anne Musser
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© Australian Museum

Notes

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.

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