Out of the pouch: Ancient DNA extracted from extinct giant kangaroos

15 enero 2015

Scientists have finally managed to extract DNA from Australia’s extinct giant kangaroos, the mysterious marsupial megafauna that roamed Australia over 40,000 years ago. They have extracted DNA sequences from two species: a giant short-faced kangaroo (Simosthenurus occidentalis) and a giant wallaby (Protemnodon anak).
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