- n rare doglike carnivorous marsupial of Tasmania having stripes on its back; probably extinct
- Unlike the extinct thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, devils survived decades of now-banned hunting, and are still considered common.
- Let's learn from the thylacine.
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- Tiny Killer: Mini 'Tasmanian Tiger' Took Down Large Prey
This predatory ability makes the ancient creature different from its most recent living relative, the also-extinct thylacine, or "Tasmanian tiger." The last known wild thylacine was shot in 1930, and the last captive member of the species died in a zoo in 1936. The new study analyzed an exceptionally well-preserved whole skeleton of an extinct relative of these last thylacines, known as ...
April 9, 2014 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News
- Nicolas Cage in The Age
It would be a wonderful thing if they could find a thylacine,says Nicolas Cage, on set at the Melbourne Museum, who requested his photo be taken in front of the Tasmanian tiger.