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Uploader comment: Two of the last known living thylacines.

Image status: EXPLAINED The Tasmanian Tiger ( Thylacine ) was a real animal that was hunted to extinction in Australia in the 19th and early 20th century.


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Comment icon #10 Posted by crypto-buddy on 21 November, 2004, 9:00
:) i like them.
Comment icon #9 Posted by captainzaggis on 4 December, 2004, 3:17
i wish they could of bred them..they are pretty.
Comment icon #8 Posted by marine-bio on 20 March, 2005, 5:55
i like them too. 2bad thers no more of them
Comment icon #7 Posted by hotstreak911 on 6 May, 2005, 20:44
they could still be alive they have had sightings of them in tazmainia so they could still be alive i just hope they are cuz they are beautiful animals
Comment icon #6 Posted by after_life_solja on 8 September, 2005, 2:25
why are they wiped out???
Comment icon #5 Posted by grey35 on 8 September, 2005, 22:47
its a beautiful animal shame its wiped out
Comment icon #4 Posted by weasel on 19 November, 2005, 4:23
yeah these are beautiful animals, scientists in australia are trying to clone one of these from a preserved cub specimen they have
Comment icon #3 Posted by griffon on 14 March, 2006, 2:16
They are whipe out because of man! :o
Comment icon #2 Posted by mbauske on 23 June, 2006, 10:51
The Thylacine (tazmanian tiger) was wiped out in the early nineties when they were named as a threat to farmers animals in australia. Law enforcement offered money for the return of a thylacine skin. The thylacine although quite visualine a member of the canine family are far from. The thylacine is actually a member of the marsupial family and possess a pouch in which they carry their young. Also when agitated the thylacine may propel off of they're marsupial tails, not unlike a kangaroo or wallaby. The thylacine also possesses the ability to unhinge its jaw in order to consume large amoun...
Comment icon #1 Posted by SpaceElisur on 15 December, 2010, 10:53
It's such a shame that we humans are the reason why they are wiped out of the system.

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