why-animals-do-the-thing:

thylacine-dreams:

Photograph taken by Myra Sargent in 1915 showing a thylacine (or “Tas. Hyena”) in captivity in Wynard, Tasmania.

The fact that these guys were marsupials continues to blow me away. They’re such an odd example of convergent evolution helping animals fill niches in a place with no other terrestrial predators. 

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