The sex life of the biggest bird to have ever roamed the planet has been revealed – and it’s more akin to a goose than an emu.
The ‘flamingo duck’ survived in Australia millions of years longer than anywhere else, says a Flinders researcher.
A newly discovered distant relative of the duck has just been hailed as an ancestor of the biggest bird the world has ever known by a […]
The entire knowledgebase on a giant megafaunal bird considered one of the most accurately dated extinct species in Australia has been smashed to pieces by South Australian researchers.
Flinders researchers have contributed to the discovery of a new species of shorebird with the discovery of fossils in Central Otago, New Zealand.
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.
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.
Research published in the journal Science shows the kiwi’s closest relative to be the Madagascan elephant bird – and they both once flew.