Flinders University invertebrate palaeontology researchers have closely studied the first complete skeleton of the Marsupial Lion (Thylacoleo carnifex). Photo: Wikipedia.

Marsupial Lion ‘similar to Tassie Devil’

New research into the first complete skeleton of Australia’s legendary ‘Marsupial Lion’ provides extraordinary insights into the species’ hunting ability, social traits – and similarities with […]

Climate change gave roos an evolutionary jump

Surprising new findings by Flinders University researchers have changed scientific understanding of how kangaroo evolution was linked to environmental change over the past 12 million years. […]

Follow in the footsteps of megafauna

Australia’s giant ‘wombat’, the Diprotodon, is described as the world’s largest marsupial, weighing more than 2.5 tonnes at almost 3m long. Award-winning Flinders University science writer […]

Baby snake in amber a golden find

Newly discovered prehistoric fossils are painting a colourful picture of the biodiversity of the former supercontinent called Gondwana. Among these discoveries are a range of invertebrates, […]