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  • Downfall of the Yarri

    01/27/2003 6:37:49 AM PST · by vannrox · 2 replies · 611+ views
    Forteantimes ^ | FR Post 1-25-03 | Darren Naish
    Downfall of the Yarri, or Will the real Thylacoleo please stand up? Darren Naish In 1926 A. S. le Souef and Harry Burrell included the ‘Striped marsupial cat’ in their influential popular volume The Wild Animals of Australasia. Concerning a cryptid reported from Australia and usually termed the Queensland tiger, their decision was significant as few cryptids have been regarded so sympathetically by non-cryptozoologists. This near-acceptance reflected both the apparent quality and consistency of eyewitness accounts as well as the long-standing academic interest there had been in the creature. First brought to attention by European Australians in the 1870s,...