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A new species of extinct flesh-eating marsupial that terrorised Australia’s drying forests about five million years ago has been identified from a fossil discovered in remote north-western Queensland.

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Pound for pound, Australia's extinct marsupial lion would have made mincemeat of today's African lion had the two big hyper-carnivores ever squared off in a fight to the death, according to an Australian scientist.