Was This Marsupial A Lion – Or A Pouch-Robbing, Meat-Browsing, Cookie-Cutting Koala? by Robin and the Honey Badger
Approx. 6,650 words.
Published on September 12, 2012.
Join us as we reinterpret the natural history of the extinct marsupial lion – the largest-ever predatory marsupial – in a bitingly honest evaluation of its apparently pointless dentition. The fame to be claimed, we suggest, is not that it was a pouched version of a sabre-tooth cat, but that it was an innocent mutilator with a bent to browse on living flesh.