Gliding Jurassic mammals, huge dinosaurs and ice age birds

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Abstract

The mammals that lived in the shadows of the dinosaurs were always depicted as small, shrew-like beasts. We now have clear evidence that early mammals had diversified into a number of specialised niches, such as aquatic forms like the beaverine Castrocauda from the Jurassic of Mongolia, and large predatory forms like Repanomamus from the Cretaceous.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-41
Number of pages1
JournalAustralasian Science
Volume31
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2017

Keywords

  • Maiapatagium
  • Vilevolodon
  • lower jaws
  • inner ear

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