animal conservation, carnivorous marsupial, extinction, marsupial

Small Carnivorous Marsupial Back From Extinction

The small carnivorous marsupial, known only from fossilized bone fragments called a crest-tailed mulgara, (Dasycercus cristicauda) has been extinct in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, for more than a century. Well, that’s before discovering it in the Sturt National Park, northwest of Tibooburra. The unexpected discovery was made by a team from the University of New South ...

Troy Oakes

A Crest-tailed Mulgara.