These bones, which retained the same basic relationships in mammals as they did in mammal-like
reptiles, are the malleus, incus, and stapes.
This single genus of synapsid, a mammal-like
reptile, populated much of Earth for 5 million years.
This exhibit features dinosaur fossils and a variety of mammal-like
reptiles discovered in Russia dating back to the late Cretaceous period - 65 million to 145 million years ago.
The researchers have unearthed exquisitely preserved skulls and bones from mammal-like
reptiles, along with fragments of what may be the oldest dinosaurs yet discovered.
In fact, the teeth are extremely similar to those of certain mammals and certain very advanced mammal-like