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Fossil reveals big origins of modern NZ bat

Laura Goodall posted in on June 18th, 2015.

A ‘walking’ bat fossil discovered in central Otago has revealed the super-sized origins for two of New Zealand’s three bat species. The bat’s remains were found in the South Island in what was once a large prehistoric body of water called Lake Manuherikia. The research team – which includes scientists from the University of Otago, GNS Science, Te Papa […]

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