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Study finds famous Australian caves are up to 500,000 years older than we thought - and it could help explain a megafauna mystery

By Rieneke Weij, Postdoctoral researcher in Geochemistry/Palaeoclimatology, University of Cape Town
Jon Woodhead, Research Scientist
Kale Sniderman, Senior Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne
Liz Reed, Research Fellow, University of Adelaide
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South Australia’s Naracoorte Caves is one of the world’s best fossil sites, containing a record spanning more than half a million years. Among the remains preserved in layers of sand are the bones of many iconic Australian megafauna species that became extinctThe Conversation


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