200-million-year-old lizard found in storeroom cupboard pushes origin of reptiles by 35 million years
The specimen lay buried in a South Gloucestershire quarry - until a team from University College London discovered it in 1953, and added it to the Museum's collections.
| Dec 05, 2022 07:19 AM EST
Created: Dec 05, 2022 07:19 AM EST
Fossils of the lizard in question.
Lavinia Gandolfi/David Whiteside, Sophie Chambi-Trowell, Mike Benton and the Natural History Museum, London.