our old big cat

Camper Trailer Australia - - BENEATH THE SURFACE -

Mt Isa is home to the amaz­ing fos­sils of River­sleigh Sta­tion (Bood­ja­mulla Na­tional Park), dat­ing from 25 to 15Ma. Many be­long to mar­su­pial an­ces­tors of Australia’s cur­rent and ex­tinct fauna, in­clud­ing the Waka­leo, il­lus­trated below by Anne Musser (Aus­tralian Mu­seum). You can even visit this fos­sil site, north-west of Mt Isa.

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