The Thylacine was more a marsupial coyote than a marsupial wolf

One of the most common memes in our popular understanding of zoology is that the thylacine of Tasmania was the marsupial equivalent of the gray wolf.  This idea comes from a rather superficial understanding of its morphology, and lots of … Continue reading

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Spaniel meets thylacine

I’ve seen this photo several times, but every time I’ve seen it, the left-hand side was always cut off. Now that I see the full photo, you can see what was going here. Someone wanted to introduce his spaniel (an … Continue reading

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