Where has Australia’s all the megafauna disappeared? No, it is not over-hunting which is to be blamed! – but, a series of massive droughts! They were wiped out 40,000 years ago.
The fossils of giant kangaroos, emus and wombats the size of cars being dug out in south-east Queensland reveal the populations to be under stress because of dry conditions when they became extinct.
Besides, finding the answer to an age-old mystery, this finding could also provide clues to helping the smaller wildlife of today.