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The extinction of the Tasmanian Tiger is one of the more shameful part of Australia/Tasmania’s History.

3D Scanning

Basically over the years, people have asked Museums to dissect the last remaining Tasmania Tiger that had a cub in it’s pouch, and the Museum have refused…That’s right the Tasmania Tiger is a marsupial…Instead of dissecting it, they have now found a way to 3D and scan image the Tiger instead!

Funny Fact Friday


Shaded in his hut, this Koala is content to just sit back and enjoy his leafy greens.  He doesn’t much care for the loud and obnoxious humans gawking over him, but he is unconcerned with them as well. 309 more words


Taxidermy Koala - The Language of Natural History

This article has been re-posted from the Grant Museum of Zoology blog, with permission of the author Jack Ashby.

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Advocating Collections

Masrasector: not a placental... a killer marsupial

Of course, by that I mean,
skunk-sized Masrasector nananubis (Fig. 1; Simons and Gingerich 1974; Borths and Seiffert 2017), like other hyaenodonts in the LRT (Fig. 433 more words

Phylogenetic Analysis

Opossums are Cool

I think opossums are cool animals and they are often judged to harshly.

Opossums are marsupials, which makes them a unique animal in North America. 105 more words