Researchers have discovered a 380-million-year-old heart – the oldest ever found – alongside a separate fossilised stomach, intestine and liver in an ancient jawed fish, shedding […]
Fresh examination of an Australian fossil – believed to be among the earliest plants on Earth – has revealed evidence of a new plant species that […]
Reconstruction of the most complete fossil lizard found in Australia, a 15 million year old relative of modern blue tongues and social skinks named Egernia gillespieae, […]
The evolution of snakes has some fascinated twists and turns, and new research has found evidence even primitive snakes were adept at living underground and moving […]
A giant, flying turkey as tall as a kangaroo is among five extinct large megapode birds discovered by palaentologists at Flinders University. All five birds were […]
Flinders University’s Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen and his family have discovered the bones of a giant, extinct reptile on their first family fossil-hunting trip in Queensland.
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.
An ancient fossil fish that lived 423 million years ago – representing the earliest large vertebrate predator in the fossil record – has been described by Flinders University palaeontologist Dr Brian Choo.