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Giant extinct burrowing bat discovered in New Zealand

The fossilized remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions of years ago have been found by a UNSW Sydney-led international team of scientists.

Artist’s impression of a New Zealand burrowing bat, Mystacina robusta, that went extinct last century. The new fossil
 find, Vulcanops jennyworthyae, that lived millions of years ago in New Zealand, is an ancient relative 
of burrowing or short-tailed bats…

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