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Early dinosaur 'cousin' discovered - and it's not like scientists thought it'd be

Chicago IL (SPX) Apr 17, 2017
If you asked paleontologists what the earliest ancestors of dinosaurs were like, most would put their money on the animals resembling miniature dinosaurs: small, meat-eating animals that walked on two legs. But in a paper published in Nature scientists describe the earliest known dinosaur relative: a six-foot-long lizard-like carnivore called Teleocrater rhadinus. "Teleocrater has unexpect

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