11 Nov 2020

Major breakthrough in seal evolution discovered

From Afternoons, 1:24 pm on 11 November 2020

An international research team led by Monash University in Melbourne have discovered a species of extinct monk seal that lived in New Zealand waters 3 million years ago.

PhD candidate at Monash, palaeontologist James Rule, led the research. He talks to Jesse about the discovery and its significance.

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