A new tetrapod from Romer's Gap reveals an early adaptation for walking

  title={A new tetrapod from Romer's Gap reveals an early adaptation for walking},
  author={Timothy R. Smithson and Jennifer Alice Clack},
  journal={Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh},
  pages={89 - 97}
  • T. Smithson, J. Clack
  • Published 1 March 2017
  • Biology
  • Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
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