Vintana sertichi: Ancient Groundhog-Like Mammal Discovered in Madagascar

A team of paleontologists led by Prof David Krause of Stony Brook University has discovered a groundhog-like animal that lived in what is now Madagascar during the Late Cretaceous epoch, about 70-66 million years ago. The new fossil mammal, named Vintana sertichi, belongs to Gondwanatheria (or gondwanatherians), a group of early mammals that lived during [...] —> Read More Here


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