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BLASTOID

Blastoids were a class of echinoderms that were very common during the Mississippian period (about 360 to 325 million years ago). These extinct, nut-shaped animals had spiny skin and radial symmetry. They had a stem which held the calyx (cup), which was topped with bristle-like arms.


BLIKANASAURUS

(pronounced bli-KAHN-ah-SAWR-us ) Blikanasaurus (meaning "Blikana lizard") was a prosauropod dinosaur about 10-16 feet (3-5 m) long, weighing roughly 560 kg. This quadrupedal plant-eater and is known only from a partial hindlimb. It lived in what is now South Africa during the late Triassic period, about 225-215 million years ago. The type species is B. cromptoni. It was named by paleontologists Galton and van Heerden in 1985.

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