Ancient 'wanderer' megafauna named for unusual talent

By Duncan Murray
Updated May 31 2023 - 3:41am, first published 3:32am
The 3.5 million-year-old marsupial fossils show features that enabled it to travel great distances. (PR HANDOUT IMAGE PHOTO)
The 3.5 million-year-old marsupial fossils show features that enabled it to travel great distances. (PR HANDOUT IMAGE PHOTO)

Scientists have identified a brand new species of megafauna with the unusual ability to travel vast distances across ancient Australia in search of food and water, despite weighing a quarter of a tonne.

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