Skull evolution in the explosive Australian native rodent radiation

Last updated 27th Jul 2017
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A pinboard by Ariel Marcy

PhD Student, University of Queensland

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How did they do it? In just under 5 million years, rodents evolved into every major Aussie habitat!

Australian native rodents provide a fascinating case study. They are relatively new to the continent: about 5 million years (which is very short in evolutionary terms), yet they are the most specie...