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Museum Victoria’s Wayne Gerdtz talks about megafauna and studying their fossils.
Megafauna is a word that simply means ‘large animals’ or ‘big animals’. They can be mammals, large birds or reptiles. Australian megafauna included Diprotodon which you can see on display in the exhibition Dinosaur Walk.
The more fossils and sites that yield megafauna fossils, will help us get more clues about what might have made them go extinct.
Megafauna fossils Australia Diprotodon
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Oo exceptionally close, two out of order. Sure why not, have a go at some scientific or common names.