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Tasmanian tiger

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A Tasmanian tiger.

EtymologyEdit

Tiger refers to the stripes on the animal’s back; the thylacine is not related to the tiger, or to the cat family at all.

NounEdit

Tasmanian tiger (plural Tasmanian tigers)

  1. The carnivorous marsupial Thylacinus cynocephalus which was native to Tasmania, now extinct.

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