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|Deep beneath the Nullarbor Plain, one of Australia's most hostile and barren landscapes, lies an ancient cave that has remained untouched for hundreds of thousands of years. Littering the floor of this prehistoric grave site are the perfectly preserved remains of long extinct megafauna, including unknown kangaroo species and the first complete skeleton of the largest carnivorous marsupial ever found - Thylacoleo carnifex. Join NOVA on the first descent into the dark depths of this newly discovered cave and follow the detailed detective work done on the recovered skeletons that will help piece together the past of these fascinating creatures.|
Editor's NoteA recently discovered cave in Australia's harsh Nullarbor plain reveals its buried secrets from the past--including the largest carnivorous marsupial, megafauna, and a long-extinct species of kangaroo--in this fascinating episode of NOVA.