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 […]
Different combinations of human hunting and climate change caused Australia’s famed ‘giant’ species to go extinct, and now it turns out that for some species, changing […]
The mystery of the role of people and climate in the fate of Australian megafauna might have been solved, in a newly published breakthrough study. ‘Megafauna’, giant […]
Human settlement in Australia’s arid interior has been reset to about 50,000 years ago – almost 10,000 years earlier than previously reported.
Flinders University palaeontologists have cast new light on the behaviour of Australia’s top mammalian predator, the fearsome marsupial lion (Thylacoleo carnifex).
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.