Thylacinus cynocephalus 

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Citation: Burbidge, A.A. & Woinarski, J. 2016. Thylacinus cynocephalus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T21866A21949291. . Downloaded on 24 October 2016.
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