Fossil of ancient amphibian named after FedEx

Paleontologists at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History named the trematopid Fedexia striegeli after the company, which owns the land on which it was found, and the University of Pittsburgh student who found it.
Fedexia striegeli was a carnivorous amphibian that existed 300 million years ago, 70 million years before the first dinosaurs. It resembled a two-foot long salamander and had newt-like skin.

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