Gigantic wombat on steroids

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Scientists in Australia have found the skeleton of a "giant wombat" which lived some two million years ago.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14040349

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Another candidate for SADM '11?
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Gigantic wombat on steroids? More like Whompbat, I'd say.
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strawman wrote:Gigantic wombat on steroids? More like Whompbat, I'd say.
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The worst part of giant wombats on steroids is that they put an asterisk on the records and accomplishments of regular giant wombats.
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These would have been around at the same time as the 11 foot, carniverous kangaroos: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news ... garoo.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
A cache of bizarre animal fossils unearthed in Australia includes killer kangaroos, marsupial lions, and a giant relative of a huge bird nicknamed the "demon duck of doom," scientists say.

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StalinSays wrote:The worst part of giant wombats on steroids is that they put an asterisk on the records and accomplishments of regular giant wombats.
:lol: I see, I see what you did there.
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The best part of this article is the casual toss-off in the last paragraph.
It is home to an array of prehistoric treasures, including the remains of a tree-dwelling crocodile, a carnivorous rat kangaroo and a marsupial lion.
Dude! Tree-dwelling crocodiles? Carnivorous rat kangaroo? I have to go look those up... And then put them in a story.
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alhilton wrote:The best part of this article is the casual toss-off in the last paragraph.
It is home to an array of prehistoric treasures, including the remains of a tree-dwelling crocodile, a carnivorous rat kangaroo and a marsupial lion.
Dude! Tree-dwelling crocodiles? Carnivorous rat kangaroo? I have to go look those up... And then put them in a story.
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ROU Killing Time wrote:Hey Abby. How you been?
I'm fine, Rou. I'm back in Portland area for a few months - doing locums at Good Sam.
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alhilton wrote:
ROU Killing Time wrote:Hey Abby. How you been?
I'm fine, Rou. I'm back in Portland area for a few months - doing locums at Good Sam.
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So yah, Whompbat is pretty much a given now for MBDM V. Kudos strawman
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Aw, that walks over the Wollabat idea I had been thinking around :(
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