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Hupehsuchus nanchangensis

a weird aquatic reptile from the early Triassic of China. It looks like a mini ichthyosaur but apparently its relationships are unknown. For those interested in palaeontology, the Palaeozoological Museum Of China is absolutely outstanding. The museum is on three floors, the lower one for dinosaurs including several fully-mounted skeletons (the displays are a mix of real fossils and casts) and fossil fish, the next floor for more dinosaurs and birds, and the third for mammals. Really fascinating fossils here, although unfortunately all the signage is in Chinese apart for the scientific names. Visited September 2013.

Hupehsuchus nanchangensis
Chlidonias, 27 May 2015
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      a weird aquatic reptile from the early Triassic of China. It looks like a mini ichthyosaur but apparently its relationships are unknown.

      For those interested in palaeontology, the Palaeozoological Museum Of China is absolutely outstanding. The museum is on three floors, the lower one for dinosaurs including several fully-mounted skeletons (the displays are a mix of real fossils and casts) and fossil fish, the next floor for more dinosaurs and birds, and the third for mammals. Really fascinating fossils here, although unfortunately all the signage is in Chinese apart for the scientific names.

      Visited September 2013.
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