ANU researcher Ilya Bobrovskiy searches for fossils in the Zimnie Gory locality, Russia. Photo by Ilya Bobrovskiy.

ANU researcher Ilya Bobrovskiy searches for fossils in the Zimnie Gory locality, Russia. Photo by Ilya Bobrovskiy.

The Holy Grail of palaeontology

Profile: Ilya Bobrovskiy

PhD scholar Ilya Bobrovskiy has already revealed the earliest known animal, but you can expect some more big discoveries from this young scientist. Will Wright reports.

Ilya Bobrovskiy had a crazy idea for his PhD.