It's "essentially a prehistoric turducken," Discover magazine wrote.
The recent discovery of a tiny, 47 million-year-old fossil of a lizard called Cryptolacerta hassiaca provides the first anatomical evidence that the body shapes of snakes and limbless lizards evolved independently.
Scientists believe the 120 million-year-old fossil could be the missing link between snakes and lizards
It's not often that paleontologists uncover a fossil that reveals what its dinner ate for dinner. Working in Germany's Messel Pit, a prehistoric volcanic lake, researchers found an insect inside of a lizard inside of a snake (a snal...