Scientists Extract DNA from 45,000-Year-Old Kangaroo, Wallaby

Australian researchers have managed to extract DNA from two extinct marsupials: a giant short-faced kangaroo (Simosthenurus occidentalis) and a giant wallaby (Protemnodon anak). “The ancient DNA reveals that extinct giant wallabies are very close relatives of large living kangaroos, such as the red and western grey kangaroos,” said Dr Bastien Llamas of the University of [...] —> Read More Here


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