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Hynerpeton ("creeping animal from Hyner) is a genus of tetrapod from the Late Devonian period of North America. While commonly considered to be an amphibian due to its method of reproduction, it is not actually a member of the family, with it actually being a very early form of tetrapod. It was one of the first tetrapods to crawl onto land, giving it a huge advantage, as it could use its lungs to breathe the newly oxygenated air of the Devonian.

In The Land Before Time

Hynerpeton TLBT

Hynerpeton in The Land Before Time Animated Moviebook.

A Hynerpeton briefly appears in The Land Before Time Animated Moviebook's Swamp Bubble Spelling Bee minigame, during a presentation of the word "Crawl".

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