Elbows of extinct marsupial lion suggest unique hunting style

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 12:01 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Málaga have proposed that the long extinct marsupial lion hunted in a very unique way – by using its teeth to hold prey before dispatching them with its huge claws. The marsupial lion, or Thylacoleo carnifex, was a predator in the Pleistocene era of Australia and was about […]

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