Identity of ‘Tully monster’ still a mystery

New study debunks idea that oddball aquatic creature was a vertebrate

illustration of Tully monster

MONSTER MYSTERY  The Tully monster (illustrated) was an aquatic creature that lived about 300 million years ago. Its strange features have made it difficult to classify, but new research suggests that it wasn’t a vertebrate.

John Megahan

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