Introducing the other lizard king

Large lizards are rare on Earth today, for reasons that continue to perplex scientists. However, a new fossil discovery of a massive lizard named Barbaturex morrisoni (or “bearded king Morrison” after the legendary singer of the Doors) has turned previous theories on their head. Find out why at EARTH Magazine!

A modern relative of B. morrisoni, the bearded dragon. Credit: Frank C. Müller, Baden-Baden.
A modern relative of B. morrisoni, the bearded dragon. Credit: Frank C. Müller, Baden-Baden.
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