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Quick-dried Lystrosaurus ‘mummy’ holds clues to mass death in the Triassic

A juvenile L. murrayi skeleton with mummified skin being excavated

The fossil of a young Lystrosaurus murrayi includes mummified skin. Credit: R. M. H. Smith et al./Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol.

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Nature 609, 224 (2022)



  1. Smith, R. M. H., Botha, J. & Viglietti, P. A. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (2022).

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