Jewish Participation in Megafauna Dig

December 10, 2016 by J-Wire Staff
Read on for article

Graduate of Melbourne’s Yavneh Timothy Hain and he was among a team of archaeologists and volunteers who recently dug up fossils of extinct Megafauna (giant animals) in Lancefield, Victoria.

Dr Sanja van Huet (right) and a team of volunteers (Timothy Hain far left) with the newly found lower jaw of a Macropus Giganteus Titan, the 150-kilogram eastern grey like kangaroo Photo; Facebook

Timothy has just completed his first year at Monash University on his path to become a Palaeontologist.

Universities across Australia, including Deakin, Monash and La Trobe participated in this dig that unearthed lots of extinct species including Diprotodon, a wombat-like animal the size of a rhinoceros, and Thylacoleo, the marsupial lion the largest known carnivorous Australian mammal which had enormous slicing teeth for dispatching its prey.

Speak Your Mind

Comments received without a full name will not be considered
Email addresses are NEVER published! All comments are moderated. J-Wire will publish considered comments by people who provide a real name and email address. Comments that are abusive, rude, defamatory or which contain offensive language will not be published

Got something to say about this?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.