triassic period :
- n from 230 million to 190 million years ago; dinosaurs, marine reptiles; volcanic activity
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- Giant Triassic amphibian was a burrowing youngster
During the Triassic Period, Poland had a warm climate and was populated by giant amphibians, such as Metoposaurus diagnosticus. Like modern amphibians, Metoposaurus needed water, but an extremely long dry season drove this species to burrow underground and go dormant. This recently discovered burrowing behavior was explored in a new study examining the overall structure Metoposaurus' skeleton ...
Sept. 3, 2013 - Science Daily