Prehistoric Mammals Looked Like Something From A Nightmare
Although they didn't look too cuddly, these prehistoric mammals seemed to be well-adapted, much like modern-day mammals.By Jasmine Bailey | February 13, 2015
Furry and fluffy and definitely not something you'd want to cuddle up next to — these are drawings of what some of the earliest prehistoric mammals probably looked like.
And according to new research, that's not all that makes these little guys special. Both of the ancient animals were apparently pretty good at escaping the wrath of their colossal carnivorous counterparts.
The fossils, discovered in 2011 and 2012 in China, are about the size of a shrew, making both mini mammals the perfect prey for dinosaurs.