from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of carnivorous marsupial mammals, containing the thylacine dasyure, T. cynocephalus, of the family Dasyuridæ and subfamily Dasyurinæ.
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- noun Tasmanian wolf
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Edit i found those the other day, specifically looking for the thylacinus/canis comparisons i had seen before, i believe linked on this blog.
Kevin Padian's Kitzmiller slides now online! - The Panda's Thumb 2007
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