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Articles related to thylacine

Two Tasmanian tigers in Hobart Zoo prior to 1921. Photographer unknown.
Feature: The Thylacine Myth
A new study of the biomechanics of the Tasmanian tiger’s skull debunks the hysteria behind the campaign that led to its extinction.
Browse: Dingos May Have Outfoxed Tigers
New evidence suggests that thylacines were driven to extinction on the mainland by dingo attacks rather than competition for food, as previously thought.
Browse: Evidence that Climate Change Caused Thylacine’s Mysterious Loss from Australia’s Mainland