Most fossil albanerpetontids are crushed or in disarray. This CT image shows an exquisitely preserved adult albanerpetontid skull that is helping researchers re-envision these extinct amphibians. Credit: Edward Stanley/Florida Museum of Natural History/VGStudioMax3.4 Fossils of bizarre, armored amphibians known as albanerpetontids provide the oldest evidence of a slingshot-style tongue, a […]

A group of Russian and German paleontologists have described a previously unknown genus and species of prehistoric salamanders. The new amphibian is named Egoria malashichevi — in honor of Yegor Malashichev a talented scientist and associate professor of the Department of Vertebrate Zoology at St Petersburg University, who passed away […]