What ancient birds can tell us about challenges to today’s species

  Last updated February 14, 2018 at 12:03 pm


Palaeontology at Flinders University has unlocked surprising evidence of prehistoric life that reveals a new understanding of how Australia has changed over time.

Recent fossil hauls recovered from million-year-old deposits at sites around the nation have identified significant numbers of extinct species, from fearsome marsupial lions to kangaroo-sized flying turkeys.

The research is revealing important new information that redefines both our past – and future relationship with the natural environment.

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