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Tasmanian tiger’s jaws were too weak to kill sheep

So it turns out that the thylacine, hunted to extinction in 1936 by sheep farmers tired of their flocks being eaten, had a jaw that was too weak to kill sheep. "We scanned the skull and then used the same software on it that you would use in engineering, to investigate

Extinct thylacine hunted like a big cat

New analyses shows that the now-extinct Tasmanian tiger was an ambush predator because it could not outrun prey over a long distance. By studying the bones of the thylacine, scientists from Brown University in the US were able to establish that the thylacine was a solitary, ambush-style predator - much like

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