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There are plenty of reasons species go extinct. Perhaps they die en masse in a meteor event, or a new species comes along that outperforms or eats them. These days, humans can often play a role, like they did with the passenger pigeon -- literally hunting it to extinction. But what happened to the thylacine, aka the Tasmanian tiger?

Tasmanian Devils get a bit of a bad rap. But these misunderstood marsupials - which once lived across the Australian continent, but went extinct on the mainland about 3,000 years ago – are adorable and lovely and absolutely deserve your love and respect.

I mean, just look at this.