Fossil found at PEI older than first dinosaur to walk on Earth

Fossil found at PEI older than first dinosaur to walk on Earth

Lisa Cormier was walking her dog along a well-known path on the beach in Cape Egmont, PEI, looking for sea glass last month when she saw what looked like intertwined branches. A closer look revealed something far more shocking: a six-foot-long rib cage with a spine and skull buried in Prince Edward Island’s distinctive red … Read more

This Giant Kangaroo From 50,000 Years Ago Isn’t Even Related to Australian Ones

This Giant Kangaroo From 50,000 Years Ago Isn’t Even Related to Australian Ones

Long ago, almost up until the end of the last ice age, a peculiar giant kangaroo roamed the mountainous rainforests of New Guinea. Now, research published by myself and colleagues suggests this kangaroo was not closely related to modern Australian kangaroos. Rather, it represents a previously unknown type of primitive kangaroo unique to New Guinea. … Read more