This huge plant eater thrived in the age of dinosaurs — but wasn’t one of them

The dicynodont from the Late Triassic was surprisingly hefty, rivaling a modern-day elephant in size

comparison of newly discovered herbivore to modern-day elephant

HEFTY HERBIVORE  A new plant-eating creature that lived during the Late Triassic was about the size of a modern-day elephant — far larger than its relatives at the time.

Tomasz Sulej and Grzegorz Niedzwiedzki

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