Shrew like rat species lives off earthworms

A new shrew like rat species, unearthed in a remote rainforest, cannot chew or gnaw but lives exclusively on earthworms.

Bird with bony teeth ruled Oz skies long after dinosaur demise

Museum Victoria has announced the discovery of pelagornis chilensis, a huge extinct bird with bony teeth that had previously been found on every continent apart from Australia.

Killer dinosaurs `found in Australia`

Palaeontologists claim to have unearthed fossils of at least seven different killer dinosaurs which once lived in what is now southeastern Australia.