prehistoric

Two stalagmites in Yonderup Cave, Yanchep, Western Australia

To look inside a stalagmite is to look back in time tens of thousands of years to see how the Earth’s climate patterns have shaped the world we live in today.

Waim artefacts

It is well known that agriculture developed independently in New Guinea 7000 years ago, but evidence of its influence on how people lived has eluded scientists – until now.

Skeleton

Fossils found in Queensland have added another gigantic creature to Australia’s prehistoric mammals, writes Karen Black.