Thylacinus cynocephalus

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Related to Thylacinus cynocephalus: Tasmanian tiger, Tasmanian wolf
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Synonyms for Thylacinus cynocephalus

rare doglike carnivorous marsupial of Tasmania having stripes on its back

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2009 The Mitochondrial Genome Sequence of the Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus).
For the custodians of the site, the sacramental practitioners, altering the usual ceremony may have constituted a final and desperate attempt to ensure the continued existence of the Thylacinus cynocephalus. What we may have documented is a continuity of ritual practice which has an antiquity spanning an extinction event.
The Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), is a wolf-like carnivorous marsupial last reported in the 1930s in Tasmania, an island state of Australia.
Another species, the Tasmanian wolf, or thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), is extinct, having last been seen in 1936, though there are unconfirmed suggestions that it may survive.
Differences in prey utilization by Pleistocene marsupial carnivores, Thylacoleo carnifex (Thylacoleonidae) and Thylacinus cynocephalus (Thylacinidae).