Little thylacine had a big bite

Nimbacinus dicksoni, an extinct marsupial from Australia, was about the size of a housecat and may have been able to attack and kill prey larger than itself.

Anne Musser

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Animals

From the Nature Index

Paid Content