LOST KINGDOMS:  Series C

 



 #11 -Name:   GLAUCODON
        -Scientific name:   Glaucodon ballaratensis
        -Period:   Pliocene (5-2 million years ago)
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The mysterious Glaucodon is known only from one lower jawbone discovered in a well near Ballarat in Victoria. A carnivorous marsupial closely related to today's quolls and the Tasmanian Devil, Glaucodon probably hunted at night, feeding on birds and smaller marsupials. Like its modern relatives, it would have also scavenged the bodies of dead animals.
 

Animal type: Mammal
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