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Thylacines, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger or Tasmanian wolf, this creature was neither a tiger nor a wolf, but the largest carnivorous marsupial. Now believed to be extinct, it once roamed the Australian continent but, since European settlement, was known only on the Australian island of Tasmania.
It could be argued that the Tasmanian Wolf (more properly known as the Thylacine) has failed to adapt to its surroundings - it is now believed to be extinct.Surf on over to the nice article (with good pics) posted by our friends at Wikipedia and have a read. It'll be worth it. A link is provided to …
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This is subject to some debate. Generally, most authorities consider the Tasmanian tiger extinct, but there are persistent unconfirmed reports of sightings, both in Tasmania and in nearby parts of the Australian mainland. This animal is also known as the Tasmanian wolf, or the thylacine. On the news…
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The Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and sometimes the Tasmanian Wolf), became extinct during the 20th century. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo on 7 September 1936. It was hunted to extinction after a bounty was placed on it as a livestock killer…
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The Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, is no longer living anywhere, as far as is known. It was found in Australia, specifically on the island state of Tasmania, although ancient fossil remains have also been found on the mainland. It was not a tiger, but a striped marsupial. Believed to be extinct sin…
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The correct name for the Tasmanian wolf is Thylacine. It is also known as the Tasmanian tiger. This marsupial was, of course, discovered by indigenous Australians centuries ago. This is known through ancient cave paintings. In 1642 Abel Tasman became the first to make note of the Thylacine. He reco…
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The correct name for the Tasmanian tiger is Thylacine. It is also known as the Tasmanian wolf. This marsupial was, of course, discovered by indigenous Australians centuries ago. This is known through ancient cave paintings. In 1642 Abel Tasman became the first to make note of the Thylacine. He reco…
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The Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and sometimes the Tasmanian Wolf), became extinct during the 20th century. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo on the 7th of September, 1936. It was hunted to extinction after a bounty was placed on it as a livesto…
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The Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and sometimes the Tasmanian Wolf, became extinct during the 20th century. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo on the 7th of September, 1936. It was hunted to extinction after a bounty was placed on it as a livestoc…
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The Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and sometimes the Tasmanian Wolf), designated extinct in 1986, had an exclusively carnivorous diet. Its stomach was muscular and has the ability to digest large amounts of food at one time. This is thought to have allowed the …
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The Thylacine, was a carnivorous marsupial predator (or dasyurid) that lived in the Australian island state of Tasmania. Quite different from the Tasmanian devil, which still exists, it was similar in size and appearance to a dog (although entirely unrelated) and is believed to now be extinct, altho…
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The Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and sometimes the Tasmanian Wolf), became extinct during the 20th century. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo on the 7th of September, 1936. It was a carnivorous marsupial mammal and was hunted to extinction afte…
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The Tasmanian wolf was more properly known as the Thylacine, and sometimes the Tasmanian tiger. This animal (Thylacinus cynocephalus) was a carnivorous marsupial, or dasyurid. It fed on native animals such as wallabies, wombats, possums, birds and other prey smaller than itself. The Thylacine/ Tasm…
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"Tasmanian wolf" is a nickname for the now extinct Thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger. When they were alive, prior to the 1930s, the longest known life span of a thylacine in captivity was eight and a half years.
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The thylacine does nothing now - it has, unfortunately, been hunted to extinction by its only enemy - man. The thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian tiger, ws at the top of the food chain, feeding on other live prey.
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No, the Tasmanian Devil and the Tasmanian Tiger (properly called a Thylacine) both occupied the top of the food chain, competing for live prey, until the Thylacine became extinct in 1936. There have been unconfirmed sightings of the thylacine, but they are probably the result of wishful thinking, an…
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The Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger (though not related to tigers at all) became extinct because the European settlers saw it as a threat to their livestock and petitioned for a bounty to be placed on it. This enabled them to freely hunt the animal, leading directly to its extinction.
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From the time of European settlement, the Thylacine, or Tasmanian Tiger, was only known on the Australian island state of Tasmania. However, fossil evidence from a long time ago indicates they once also lived on the Australian mainland and in New Guinea. The habitat of the thylacine was open bushla…
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Well, Yes If we find some droppings of it or a hair from it we can use its DNA to bring it back to life though all of the ones brang back to life will have the same personality, behavior etc. By the way i don't think this animal is extinct!
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The Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and Tasmanian Wolf, became extinct during the 20th century. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo on the 7th of September, 1936.There is highly disputed evidence that a very small number may yet still exist in the Tasmanian wilderness, but no…
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For safety, the Thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, tended to remain in the underbrush and dense bushland. Unfortunately, this was not enough to secure it against man's incessant need to hunt and destroy.
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The earliest description of evidence of the existence of the Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, came when Abel Tasman first landed on Tasmania in 1642. Dutch crewman Jacobszoon who was aboard Abel Tasman's ship was one of several crew who explored the island, described seeing "footprints not ill-resembl…
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The Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine (sometimes erroneously called the Tasmanian wolf), lived in dry eucalyptus forests and grasslands of the Australian continent, the island state of Tasmania, and parts of New Guinea. From the time of European settlement in Australia, this animal was only ever known …
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The Thylacine was hunted to extinction after a bounty was placed on it, as farmers were concerned about the loss of their livestock. Scientists have also recently proven that, prior to its extinction, the Thylacine had limited genetic diversity. There is every chance that, were Thylacines still in…
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The Tasmanian tiger, more correctly known as the Thylacine, was a carnivorous marsupial, or dasyurid. It fed on native animals such as wallabies, wombats, possums, birds and other prey smaller than itself. The Thylacine sometimes scavenged for food, and was known to feed on the carcasses of rabbits…
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Being extinct, there is little known about the life cycle of the Thylacine, also known variously as the Tasmanian Tiger and the Tasmanian wolf. This animal was a marsupial. Prior to its extinction, the Thylacine was known to have a gestation period of one month. The young spent another 3-4 months …
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The thylacine had fur, was warm-blooded, fed its young with milk, and gave live birth, making it a mammal. The thylacine gave birth to its young very undeveloped, so they had to attach to the mother's nipple, after being born, in order to gain the necessary nutrients. The thylacine had a pouch in …
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It is Thylacinus cynocephalus. The Thylacine (also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and somtimes the Tasmanian Wolf, became extinct during the 20th century. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo on the 7th of September, 1936. It was hunted to extinction after a bounty was placed on it as a li…
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The Tasmanian wolf was also more properly known as the Thylacine, or Tasmanian Tiger. It was about 100cm-110cm in length, with its strong, stiff tail half the length of its body again. It stood about 60cm tall at shoulder height.
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The Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) was hunted almost to extinction due to its threat to livestock such as sheep and poultry. They were protected by law before it was too late in June 1941 from where their numbers recovered sufficiently for them to be classified as "secure". More recently, th…
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The Tasmanian wolf, better known as the Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine, is believed to have become extinct from the Australian mainland due to the introduction of the dingo, and the increased competition for food. Its extinction in Tasmania was directly a result of European settlement. Farmers were c…
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It is said that the last Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, which died in the Hobart Zoo in 1936, died partially from starvation and partially from exposure. Not enough was known about the needs of this native marsupial, and it was, quite simply, not cared for properly.
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The Thylacine (also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and somtimes the Tasmanian Wolf), was a carnivorous marsupial mammal which became extinct during the 20th century. It was neither a tiger nor a wolf.The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo on the 7th of September, 1936.
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the largest known tiger in 1994 weighed 118.53 kgs
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The Tasmanian wolf is more correctly known as the Thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger. The last known specimen of the Thylacine died in the Hobart Zoo in September 1936.
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The last known specimen of the Tasmanian Tiger, more properly known as the Thylacine, died in the Hobart Zoo on 7 September 1936. However, since that time, there have been numerous unconfirmed "sightings" over the years, so some hopeful people remain optimistic that the thylacine is not truly extinc…
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No. The Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and sometimes the Tasmanian Wolf), became extinct during the 20th century. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo on the 7th of September, 1936. It was a carnivorous marsupial mammal and did not have any natural …
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The Tasmanian Tiger is thought to be extinct. As they were marsupials, the young were called joeys.The Tasmanian tiger was not a tiger nor a wolf (although sometimes being called a Tasmanian wolf); therefore the young were not called cubs or pups.
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Tasmanian tigers are now extinct. However, they were marsupials, which meant that the young were born undeveloped and suckled on mothers' milk whilst in a pouch. The Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, was believed to bear around three young, once a year, during the winter-spring breeding season. As …
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The Thylacine (also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and sometimes the Tasmanian Wolf), became extinct during the 20th century. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo on the 7th of September, 1936. It was hunted to extinction after a bounty was placed on it as a livestock killer. There is dispu…
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The Thylacine or Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus), was a carnivorous marsupial, or dasyurid. It fed on native animals such as wallabies, wombats, possums, birds and other prey smaller than itself. The Thylacine sometimes scavenged for food, and was known to feed on the carcasses of rabbits…
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The last known specimen of the Thylacine, or Tasmanian Tiger, died in the Hobart Zoo on 7 September 1936.
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An animal cannot be both extinct and endangered.The Tasmanian tiger, more correctly known as the Thylacine, is extinct.
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Adult Tasmanian tigers, or Thylacines, stood about 40-60 cm at the shoulder. The males were larger than females on average.
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The extinction of the Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, on the island of Tasmania was entirely due to European settlement. When farmers complained that the animal was a threat to their livestock, a bounty was placed on it, and the species was literally hunted to extinction. Scientists are divided as t…
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The Tasmanian wolf, more correctly known as the Thylacine, was a reclusive creature whose best defence was its sharp teeth, and its ability to run quickly.
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Being an extinct animal, it no longer sounds like anything at all.More properly known as the Thylacine, this creature was only ever heard to make light "yipping" noises, and then fairly rarely.
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The correct name for the Tasmanian tiger is Thylacine.It was also known as the Tasmanian wolf.
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Farmers believed the Tasmanian Wolf to be a threat to their livestock so they hired bounty hunters to hunt and kill it. Soon they became extinct.
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The Tasmanian tiger is not a tiger, but a carnivorous marsupial (dasyurid), more correctly known as the Thylacine. It was never endangered, as the various conservation status levels were not in force before it became extinct. It was moved to "extinct" status as a result of being hunted as a possible…
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The Thylacine was a carnivorous marsupial, or dasyurid. It fed on native animals such as wallabies, wombats, possums, birds and other prey smaller than itself. The Thylacine sometimes scavenged for food, and was known to feed on the carcasses of rabbits and wallabies.
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That would be the Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian tiger.
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It is not known when the last wild thylacine was seen.The last known thylacine died in the Hobart Zoo in September 1936.
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Thylacinus cynocephalusNote that this is the scientific name for the Thylacine, which is also sometimes known as the Tasmanian tiger or, erroneously, the Tasmanian wolf.
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The Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger, was not an endangered species in Tasmania at that time (1909), but it was very rare on the Australian mainland. Many people currently believe the animal is not extinct at all due to recent, but so far inconclusive, potential evidence on video.
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Distantly related. They are both carnivorous marsupials. The Tasmanian Devil's closest living relative is the quoll.
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In common with the other predatory marsupials, the thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, had a very powerful bite with respect to its body size. Among mammals, only two others, both marsupials, are more powerful: the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophillis harrisii) and the quoll (Dasyurus maculata). The thylacine i…
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The Tasmanian Tiger, properly called the Thylacine, was at the top of the food chain, and thus did not have predators. (Young Thylacines could be subject to predation by Tasmanian Devils and birds of prey.) However, once a bounty was placed on them amid fears that they were a threat to livestock, th…
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Yes - but they are now extinct. The correct name for the Tasmanian Tiger was Thylacine, and they were a distant relative of the Tasmanian devil and the numbat. They were once found all over the Australian continent, but by the time Europeans settled in Australia, they were only known in Tasmania. Th…
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The correct name for the Tasmanian wolf is Thylacine. Also known as the Tasmanian tiger (and not to be confused with the Tasmanian devil), this animal is now extinct, so it does not drink any water. Prior to its extinction, it drank the same water all wild animals drink, from creeks, rivers, lakes a…
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The last one died in 1936. They became extinct because of competition for food with the Dingo. Correction: The Thylacine only competed with the dingo for food on the mainland of Australia, and even this theory is now being doubted by scientists. The dingo has never reached Tasmania, so was no threat…
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First, they are not a canines, they are marsupials. Their proper name is Thylacine, Tasmanian tiger or Tasmanian wolf, but never "thylacine wolf". Second, Tasmanian farmers wiped them out because they believed the animals were a threat to their livestock, and a bounty was placed on the thylacine. …
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The Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, was not a tiger, but a carnivorous marsupial. Although not related to the tiger, it had a vague resemblance to a small tiger by its colouring. Its fur was grey-brown (not orange, as sometimes depicted), and it had up to 16 black or brown stripes on its back, predom…
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The extinction of the Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, was entirely due to European settlement. When farmers complained that the animal was a threat to their livestock, a bounty was placed on it, and the species was literally hunted to extinction.
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The correct name for the Tasmanian Tiger is Thylacine. It was a carnivorous marsupial, or dasyurid, like the Tasmanian Devil, although recent research suggests it was most closely related to the numbat than the Tasmanian Devil. The Tasmanian Tiger, also known as the Tasmanian Wolf, was native to Tas…
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The Tasmanian wolf, or Thylacine, also called a Tasmanian tiger, was about 100cm-110cm in length, with its strong, stiff tail half the length of its body again. It stood about 60cm tall at shoulder height. Its fur was grey-brown (not orange, as sometimes depicted), and it had up to 16 black or brow…
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The "Tasmanian Wolf" was not a wolf, or even a member of the Canidae family. It was a marsupial predator more closely related to kangaroos than any wolf. It has also been extinct since the 1930s, and even when it was alive there were never any wolves on the Australian continent or in Tasmania. It ma…
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I would say poor to fair. There are some compelling videos out there of animals resembling thylacines.
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The Thylacine, or Tasmanian Tiger, was formerly found in Australia, both the mainland and Tasmania. However, from the time of European settlement it was only found in Tasmania. Fossil evidence indicates it once lived on the mainland, and also the island of New Guinea.
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The Tasmanian tiger, also known as the Thylacine, is believed to no longer exist. The last Tasmanian Tiger died in the Hobart zoo in September 1936. Stories of supposed sightings of the Thylacine continue to persist, but none of these sightings has been confirmed.
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The Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, was about 100cm-110cm in length, with its tail half the length of its body again. The largest measured specimen was 9.5 ft from nose to tail (289cm - just short of 3 m). Adults stood about 40-60 cm at the shoulder and weighed 15-30 kilograms, or 33 to 66 lb. The m…
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They are going to use DNA from a preserved thylacine fetus.
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The last known Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, died in 1936. There are hopes that this creature is still alive, hiding elusively in the wilds of Tasmania, but there have been no confirmed sightings.
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No. Scientific and fossil evidence indicates the Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, was a solitary animal that lived and hunted alone.Suggestions have been made that the Thylacine hunted in packs for larger prey, but this is only a theory.
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It is said that the last Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, which died in a Hobart zoo in 1936, died partially from starvation and partially from exposure. Not enough was known about the needs of this native marsupial, and it was, quite simply, not cared for properly.
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The Tasmanian wolf, more properly known as the Thylacine, or even Tasmanian tiger, is now extinct. It had fur that was grey-brown (not orange, as sometimes depicted), and it had up to 16 black or brown stripes on its back, predominantly at the tail end.
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Little is known about the Thylacine, sometimes known by the nickname of Tasmanian wolf or Tasmanian tiger. However, it was believed to be a nocturnal hunter. Very few marsupials are diurnal.
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The Tasmanian Tiger, properly known as a Thylacine, is extinct. When still living, the Thylacine lived in eucalyptus bushland, the edges of wetlands and grassland areas.
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The Tasmanian wolf, also known as the Tasmanian tiger or, more correctly, as the Thylacine, was last seen in Tasmania in 1936. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo in September of that year, and there have been no more confirmed sightings in the wild.
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The Tasmanian tiger, more correctly known as the Thylacine, has been extinct since 1936.
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Coenraad Jacob Temminck, in 1824.
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The Tasmanian Tiger, more correctly known as the thylacine, is extinct. It should not be confused with the Tasmanian devil, which is endangered.
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The last Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, died in captivity on 7 September 1936.
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Tasmanian tigers, or Thylacines, are believed to be extinct, so they are not dangerous. They never posed any danger to people, but settlers were concerned about the threat they posed to poultry and livestock.
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A young Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, was called a joey. This is because this animal was not a wolf, but a marsupial, and all marsupial young are called joeys.
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First of all, the animal to which the questioner is referring to is actually called a Tasmanian Devil, it's ferocious and aggressive personality having earned it its name. Devil cubs are furless and naked at birth, with a pinkish color skin. Other than that, they are exactly like their parents in sh…
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The correct name for the Tasmanian wolf was Thylacine, although it was also known as a Tasmanian tiger. This animal no longer reproduces, as it was officially declared extinct last century. It was a marsupial, and not related to tigers or wolves. being a marsupial, therefore, meant that the Thylaci…
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The correct name for the Tasmanian wolf is Thylacine. Also known as the Tasmanian tiger (and not to be confused with the Tasmanian devil), there is no collective name for a group of thylacines. These animals are solitary, so groups of thylacines were unknown. However, given the fact that they were c…
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They were born just like other mammals and marsupials.
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There is no such creature as a Tasmanian tiger-wolf. Its proper name is Thylacine, and its nickname is Tasmanian Tiger or Tasmanian wolf, neither of which is correct, because it was a marsupial. It was not related to either tigers or wolves.Because the Thylacine was a marsupial, the female had a pou…
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The Tasmanian tiger, or Thylacine, (sometimes also called a Tasmanian wolf) was about 100cm-110cm in length, with its strong, stiff tail half the length of its body again. It stood about 60cm tall at shoulder height. Its fur was grey-brown (not orange, as sometimes depicted), and it had up to 16 bl…
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The Tasmanian wolf, more correctly known as a Thylacine, or also the Tasmanian tiger, has been extinct since 1936. It weighed between 15 and 30 kilograms, or 33 to 66 lb. The males were larger than females on average.
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The Tasmanian Tiger, or Thylacine as it is correctly called, is believed to be extinct. This is because its major enemy was man, who perceived it as a threat to livestock and set out on a campaign to decimate its population - a campaign that, unfortunately, succeeded. Prior to the arrival of Europe…
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Baby Tasmanian tigers were called joeys. The Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine, was a marsupial, and all marsupial young are called joeys.They were not even remotely related to tigers, so the word "cubs" did not apply.
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The Tasmanian wolf's correct name was Thylacine. This animal is now extinct. The habitat of the thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian tiger, was open bushland such as dry eucalypt forest or grasslands or even open wetlands. From the time of European settlement, the Thylacine, or Tasmanian Tiger, …
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The Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian tiger or Tasmanian wolf, was last seen in Tasmania in 1936. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo, and no more have been sighted in the wild.
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