Rhynchosaur Triassic reptile

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The rhynchosaur was a very odd-looking reptile with a large head, tiny eyes and a beak-like snout.
This strange herbivore was found all over the world in the Triassic period.

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Common name

Rhynchosaur Triassic reptile

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Triassic Reptiles and Amphibians


Strata

Otter Sandstone

Time period

Triassic

Age

235 million years

Where found

Pennington Point, Port Royal, Sidmouth

Found by

Chris Andrews

Museum

Sidmouth Museum

Accession number

SID.CA2166