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Ancient marsupials lived in packs

Nowadays, marsupials are solitary creatures (except for Kangaroos), but newly discovered fossils show that millions of years ago they lived in packs. The animals are quite similar to modern marsupials such as the opossum. They seem to have all died at the same time, possibly during a flash flood or other

Marsupial fossil haul found in Austalian cave

A cave full of 15-million-year-old marsupial remains has been found in a cave in Australia. The rare haul of fossils includes 26 skulls from an extinct, sheep-sized marsupial with giant claws. The finds come from the Riversleigh World Heritage fossil field in north-west Queensland. The beautifully-preserved remains have been described

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