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Like a jackal in wolf’s clothing: the Tasmanian tiger was no wolfish predator — it hunted small prey

By Douglass S Rovinsky, Associate research scientist, Monash University
Alistair Evans, Associate Professor, Monash University
Justin W. Adams, Senior Lecturer, Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University
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The Tasmanian tiger's superficial appearance was so similar to a wolf's that European colonisers assumed it was a threat and hunted it to extinction.


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