News tagged with deserts

Image: Sahara snow

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission has captured rare snowfall in northwest Algeria, on the edge of the Sahara desert.

dateJan 12, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Mammal long thought extinct in Australia resurfaces

A crest-tailed mulgara, a small carnivorous marsupial known only from fossilised bone fragments and presumed extinct in NSW for more than century, has been discovered in Sturt National Park north-west of Tibooburra.

dateDec 15, 2017 in Ecology
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