Welcome to Thylacoleo - A Natural History of the Marsupial Lion,
a compendium of information on the extiunct marsupial family Thylacoleonidae.
Thylacoleonids are predatory marsupials that lived in Australia from Late
Oligocene times until the end of the Pleistocene. Members of this
marsupial family varied in size from that of a domestic cat to nearly as
large as an African lion. The largest and most well known species
of the family is Thylacoleo carnifex.
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Cameron R. Campbell
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