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What Lies Beneath

Gavin Prideaux excavating an extinct kangaroo skull from beneath the Nullarbor.

Gavin Prideaux excavating an extinct kangaroo skull from beneath the Nullarbor.

By Stephen Luntz

A small pit in the ancient Nullabor woodlands proved to be a deathtrap for ancient Australian marsupials, birds, reptiles and frogs – and a treasure trove of intact skeletons for palaeontologists.

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