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Humans Wiped Out Tiger, Not Disease, Shows Study

A new study from the University of Adelaide has shown that humans, not diseases, were responsible for the extinction of the Tasmanian tiger. The Tasmanian tiger, also known as thylacine, was a marsupial carnivore found in Tasmania until the species went extinct in the 1930s. According to researchers, the Tasmanian government encouraged the hunting of the animals from 1886 until …

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