Lystrosaurus Zone (Triassic) Fauna from Antarctica

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Science  04 Feb 1972:
Vol. 175, Issue 4021, pp. 524-527
DOI: 10.1126/science.175.4021.524


Tetrapod skeletons recently found in the Fremouw Formation in the Shackleton Glacier area, Transantarctic Mountains, include several forms that closely compare to South African species. Faunal similarities that confirm a close connection between Antarctica and Africa during the Triassic Period lend further support to the concept of Gondwanaland and continental drift.