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Knobby-headed beast roamed ancient desert

24 Jun 2013, 20:08 UTC
Knobby-headed beast roamed ancient desert
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By Tanya LewisLiveScience More than 200 million years ago a bumpy-faced, cow-size creature, roamed the central desert of what was then the supercontinent Pangea, a new study finds.The creature, known as Bunostegos akokanensis, is from a group called pareiasaurs, large herbivorous reptiles that lived from 266 million to 252 million years ago (during the Middle and Late Permian). Fossils of Bunosteg...

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