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Early amphibians and reptiles A-Z

Amniotes   A group of animals whose young develop within a protective liquid casing called the amnion. The first amniotes developed in the Carboniferous. Their eggs could survive out of the water, meaning they could permanently live on the land. 

Anapsid reptiles   A group of reptiles from the Permian Period. Unlike other reptiles, they did not have openings behind the eye socket on the side of their skulls. This group gave rise to the diapsid reptiles

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