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|Quote (Henry J @ July 14 2009,16:10)|
|and when shown side-by-side pictures of the two animals, I for one could not distinguish between them!|
Which is presumably why biologists tend to use internal details of anatomy when doing classification of organisms, rather than just the overall shape. Heck, otherwise they might think cetacea were fish or something. :p
No placental wolf can open its jaws 120 degrees like the Thylacine could, nor can the Grey Wolf sit up on its hind legs and tail like a kangaroo.
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