‘Giga-goose’ shows its face

After 128 years of exploration, fossil excavation and investigation, Flinders University researchers have finally uncovered the skull of Australia’s own giant and charismatic megafauna bird – […]

Giant kangaroos bounce back from the past

Palaeontologists from Flinders University have described three unusual new species of giant fossil kangaroo from Australia and New Guinea, finding them more diverse in shape, range […]

Lessons from our ancient past

The extinction of species as diverse as flesh-eating kangaroos, tree-climbing crocodiles and gigantic venomous lizards are just a few examples of the extraordinary prehistoric history of […]

Super-sized fossil skink

A fossil lizard discovered by researchers at Flinders University has been described as by far the largest and most bizarre skink that ever lived. While related […]

Big marsupial roamed long distances

One of Australia’s first long-distance walkers has been described after Flinders University palaeontologists used advanced 3D scans and other technology to take a new look at […]

Giant roo relic found in PNG

Palaeontologists from Flinders University in South Australia have described a new genus of giant fossil kangaroo from the mountains of central Papua New Guinea. The new […]