Fedexia is earliest terrestrial amphibian

Ian Randall | 15th March 2010

The description of a new carnivorous amphibian, Fedexia striegeli, has provided the earliest evidence of widespread terrestrial invertebrates. The discovery, which is being published in today’s issue of Annals of Carnegie Museum, is around 20 million years older than its fellow land based amphibians.

Silesaur find opens chance of dinosaurs evolving earlier

Ian Randall | 4th March 2010

A new dinosaur-like species has been uncovered from Triassic rocks in Africa – existing 10 million years before the earliest known dinosaur.