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Peak Civ: A Dino-Chicken In Every Pot

  • Posted on: 18 May 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From IGD - by Kevin Tucker

These days good news is great news.

Thylacinus cynocephalus, the Tasmanian tiger, has been once again spotted in the wild. Calling it a tiger is a misnomer; it’s actually a marsupial. So while it looks like a wild cat with a distinctly zebra-like stripe pattern towards the end of it’s back, it’s genetically closer to a kangaroo than a feline. As colonizers tore through Australia and Tasmania, the Tasmanian tiger was one of the casualties. The last one was believe to have died in 1936 in Tasmania’s Hobart Zoo.

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