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Palaeopotorous molar tooth

Image   •   Apr 11, 2018 10:21 BST

A handful of tiny teeth have led scientists to identify the most distant ancestor of today’s kangaroos. The fossils were found in the desert heart of Australia, and then hidden away, and almost forgotten in a museum collection for over three decades. The findings are published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.
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Photographer / Source Wendy den Boer
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