Fossil Land Mammal from Antarctica

@article{Woodburne1982FossilLM,
  title={Fossil Land Mammal from Antarctica},
  author={Michael O. Woodburne and William J. Zinsmeister},
  journal={Science},
  year={1982},
  volume={218},
  pages={284 - 286}
}
A fossil land mammal, apparently the first found in Antarctica, belongs to the extinct marsupial family Polydolopidae. The fossils were recovered from rocks about 40 million years old on Seymour Island, in the northern Antarctic Peninsula. The newly discovered marsupials support theories that predicted their former presence in Antarctica and strengthen proposals that Australian marsupials perhaps originated from South American species that dispersed across Antarctica when Australia still was… Expand
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