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Saturday, 2 December 2023
Our History

Extinct megafauna skink discovered in Wellington Caves

Sarah Falson
Updated July 11 2023 - 1:00pm, first published 12:00pm

The fossil of a 'mega skink' weighing around 1000 times that of today's garden skink has been discovered in Wellington caves, a new example of the importance of the cave system to our palaeontology history.

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Sarah Falson

Sarah Falson

Journalist, ACM

Daily Liberal journalist. I love telling people's stories. Get in touch at sarah.falson@austcommunitymedia.com.au