Links & Books
Thylacoleo: Australia's Marsupial Lion
Find detailed information on the anatomy and inferred feeding habits of Thylacoleo, view photographs of its fossil remains, and more.
Learn about the discovery of a complete Thylacoleo skeleton in this online exhibit from the Western Australian Museum.
This Web site from the Australian Department for Environment and Heritage offers information on 11 extinct species of megafauna discovered in remote limestone caves.
Learn about extinct megafauna from throughout Australia, read articles on their native habitats, view time lines of their evolution, and more.
Browse fact sheets on several extinct species of Australian megafauna on this site from Museum Victoria.
The University of Sydney, Australia offers a long list of Web resources for the study of Australian megafauna.
Prehistoric Mammals of Australia
and New Guinea: One Hundred Million Years of Evolution
John Long, Michael Archer, Timothy Flannery, and Suzanne Hand. The Johns
Hopkins University Press, 2003.
The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the
Australasian Lands and People
Tim Flannery. Grove Press, 2002.
Wildlife of Gondwana: Dinosaurs
and Other Vertebrates from the Ancient Supercontinent
Pat Vickers Rich, Thomas Hewitt, Francesco Coffa, and Steven Morton. Indiana
University Press, 1999.