New species of extinct carnivorous marsupial discovered in Australia..A new species of extinct flesh-eating marsupial that terrorised Australia's drying forests about 5 million years ago has been identified from a fossil discovered in remote northwestern Queensland.
Drotops megalomanicus Trilobite in Defensive Posture Drotops megalomanicus Trilobites Order Phacopida, Family Phacopidae Geological Time : Middle Devonian Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Trilobite is 175 mm long (curve measure) 75 mm across. Matrix: 70 mm by 75 mm. Fossil Site: Djebel Issimour, Alnif, Morocco
Pegomastax africanus. With a short, parrot-like beak and tall teeth that act like self-sharpening scissors, puny Pegomastax africanus was one of the most advanced plant-eaters of its day. Smaller than a house cat, this little beast was likely covered with bristles like those of a porcupine.
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