Discovery of ‘reptilian-mammal’ fossil could rewrite history

The discovery of an unusual fossilized skull in eastern Utah is shedding new light on Earth’s history.

The 130 million-year-old skull belonged to a previously unknown “reptile-like mammal.”

Experts have described the new species, named “Cifelliodon wahkarmoosuch,” in honor of paleontologist Richard Cifelli, in the journal Nature.

Source: Discovery of ‘reptilian-mammal’ fossil could rewrite history