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Ancient Tasmanian Devil Cousin Was Flesh-Eating Terror

A carnivorous marsupial from 12 to 5 million years ago had powerful teeth and was bigger than today's devils.

Published On 07/26/2016
5:32 PM EDT
An illustration shows the size comparison of Australian marsupials including new extinct species of carnivorous marsupial, Whollydooleya tomnpatrichorum, from New Riversleigh fossil site in Queensland. Credit: KAREN BLACK/UNSW