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Thylacinus cynocephalus is a species of mammal in the family thylacines. This species is extinct. It is a carnivore.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A taxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, at appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed to record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s life cycle and life form.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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