But it is stated that the thylacine is quite capable of keeping even a pack of dogs at bay.
Among living mammals the Seals and the thylacine all show some triconodont teeth.
It is of about the size of a Badger, and is, like the thylacine, a nocturnal animal.
In life the tail probably passed almost imperceptibly into the body, as in the Tasmanian thylacine.
The extermination of the thylacine would be a zoological calamity; but it is impending.