Mammal Monday – A Marsupial in Wolf’s Clothing

Did you know?

“Much like the ultimate demise of the dodo, the extinction of the thylacine is a frustrating mystery. Our species witnessed the predator’s disappearance – there is even video footage of some of the last thylacines – yet these animals slipped into oblivion before we realized what we were losing. As we learn more about them, they become stranger still, and their loss feels all the more tragic.”

-Brian Switek, Not a Wolf, But a Tiger on Laelaps


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