Prehistoric Mammals of Western Australia


Prehistoric Mammals of Western Australia

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They once roamed WA

In 1909 a rich accumulation of many thousands of bones was excavated from Mammoth Cave in Australias south-west. Many of the bones far exceeded in size any modern-day native mammal, evidence that in prehistoric times giant mammals had roamed the Australian bush.

They included a marsupial the size of a buffalo, kangaroos more than two metres tall, wallabies much bigger than any living species, a marsupial lion about the size of a leopard, giant echidnas and wombats, plus the thylacine (Tasmanian tiger).

What did these animals look like and how did they live? And how did they become extinct in a relatively short period of time?

Additional product information

ISBN: 9.78E+12
Size: 180mm X 130mm.
Pages: 108 pages.
Binding: Soft laminated cover with fold-back flap. Perfect bound.
Publication Date: 2010
Images (Colour or Mono) Full colour.
Author and/or publisher Ken McNamara and Peter Murray. (Western Australian Museum).

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