Could Direct Killing by Larger Dingoes Have Caused the Extinction of the Thylacine from Mainland Australia?

@inproceedings{Letnic2012CouldDK,
  title={Could Direct Killing by Larger Dingoes Have Caused the Extinction of the Thylacine from Mainland Australia?},
  author={Mike Letnic and Melanie Fillios and Mathew S Crowther},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
Invasive predators can impose strong selection pressure on species that evolved in their absence and drive species to extinction. Interactions between coexisting predators may be particularly strong, as larger predators frequently kill smaller predators and suppress their abundances. Until 3500 years ago the marsupial thylacine was Australia's largest… CONTINUE READING