Australian and UK scientists have found kangaroos have resurrected crests on their teeth that were present in their distant ancestors more than 20 million years ago.
Flinders University palaeontologists have cast new light on the behaviour of Australia’s top mammalian predator, the fearsome marsupial lion (Thylacoleo carnifex).
Fossils offer fascinating insights into the big questions of sex, death and evolution, as Whyalla locals will hear from a Flinders palaeontology roadshow tomorrow.
Internationally acclaimed writer, scientist and explorer Tim Flannery will launch a $1.1 million palaeontology research, learning and teaching space at Flinders University today.
Decades of fossil-related data collected by Flinders University researchers will soon be available for open access thanks to a new collaboration with eResearch@Flinders.
The hunt is on to find the rightful parents of a fossil egg that reputedly belongs to an extinct ancient bird from the Australian Ice Age.