Thylacoleonidae


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Thylacoleonidae

[‚thī·lə‚kō·lē′än·ə‚dē]
(paleontology)
An extinct family of carnivorous marsupials in the superfamily Phalangeroidea.
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The Thylacoleonidae family of marsupial were categorized by their highly distinct large, blade-like, flesh-cutting premolars which were used to tear up prey.