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Megalania question - DNA
As I don't have access to the latest/greatest on this particular lizard (the
four books I have that reference it at all state its size as either twice or
four times that of a Komodo dragon), I wanted to know what the most recent age
on any bones for this beastie is?
If some remains have been found deep in some Australian cave, non-fossilized,
could viable DNA be extracted? 40,000 to 25,000 yrs back seems to me a
reasonable time for this.
Of course, if DNA has been found intact, could the beakers be prepared . . . .