Caverns give up huge fossil haul
"To drop down into these caves and see the Thylacoleo lying there just as it had died really took my breath away."
- Dr. Gavin Prideaux, researcher/report lead author
Nullarbor Plain, Australia - An astonishing collection of fossil animals from southern Australia is reported by scientists.
Researchers tell Nature magazine that the caves also yielded a complete specimen of Thylacoleo carnifex, an extinct marsupial lion.