Breakfasters: Evrim Yazgin on How Ancient Koala Fossils Fill a Gap in Australian Marsupial History
Science writer Evrim Yazgin returns to Breakfasters to tell us about the latest on ancient koala fossils. Discoveries of molars of Lumakoala blackae at the Pwerte Marnte Marnte fossil site in Australia’s Northern Territory between 2014-2020, fills a gap in Australian marsupial history during a period that we don't know much about: the late Oligocene also known as a “kind of the koala heyday.”
Read more about it in his Cosmos article.
Image credit: Peter Schouten