Riversleigh World Heritage

Mountain pygmy possums

Palaeontologists look to the fossil record to come up with a new strategy to save the endangered mountain pygmy-possum from becoming a climate change casualty.

Mike Archer

UNSW's Professor Mike Archer is the first Australian to win the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology​'s highest prize, the Romer-Simpson Medal.

Fossil of sabre-toothed bandicoot

Sir David Attenborough pays tribute to the Riversleigh fossil riches as UNSW palaeontologists celebrate 25 years of the site’s World Heritage listing.

Fossilcave inside

The discovery of a remarkable 15-million-year-old Australian fossil cave packed with even older animal bones has revealed almost the entire life cycle of a large prehistoric marsupial.