Ancient mammal resembled a 20-pound groundhog, say scientists

November 6, 2014 1:56 PM

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Ancient mammal resembled a 20-pound groundhog, say scientists

Vintana sertichi, a member of an extinct branch of mammals, lived some 66 million years ago on what is today Madagascar.

A skull of an enormous ancient mammal could force us to rethink the evolutionary history of mammals, our own taxonomic order.

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