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Re: Australian museum drops bid to clone extinct Tasmanian "tiger"

Dann Pigdon wrote:

> It saddens me to say this, but the poor old thylacine is almost certainly
> extinct.

According to the 50 year rule, giant pandas were once extinct too.

Ah, but China is a lot bigger than little Tazzie. (No offense to Tasmania - it's a beautiful place.)

Although the Coelacanth probably holds the record. :)

That one doesn't count - nobody saw it ALIVE the first time around. ;-)