Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Skippy, NOOOOOO!

Palaeontologists digging in northern Australia have found fossil evidence of several new species - including a "killer kangaroo".

The flesh-eating marsupial would have lived between 10 and 20 million years ago, scientists say.


"Oi! Who you callin' a herbivore, mate?"

kangaroo

The research team has also unearthed evidence of a large carnivorous bird dubbed the "demon duck of doom".

Demon duck of doom. How can you not love the Aussies?

more here.