Sentence Examples


  • - The Tasmanian Wolf, or Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus).
  • 2) approximating to those of the thylacine, though markedly different in details.
  • Very generally the tail has distinctly the appearance of an appendage, but in some of the lower mammals, such as the thylacine among marsupials, and the aard-vark or ant-bear among the edentates, it is much thickened at the root, and passes insensibly into the body, after the fashion common among reptiles.
  • That it was not much earlier is shown by the fact that some still living species of mammals, such as the thylacine, existed before"the separation.
  • In others, as the thylacine, it is rudimentary, being shed or absorbed before any of the other teeth have cut the gum, and therefore functionless.