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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Short Tragic Life of Leo the Marsupial Lion
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Leo's remains were discovered in a remote cave on the Nullarbor Plain. He was a marsupial lion, Thylacoleo, one of Australia's most extraordinary megafauna (extinct giant animals), thought to have lived approximately 500,000 years ago. This fascinating book recreates Leo's life in the period leading up to his early and tragic death. 

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Welshpool, Canning area, South & South East Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Western Australian Museum , 2009 .
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      Extent: 29p.
      Description: col. illus.
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      • Published August 1st 2009
      ISBN: 9781920843946 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

Dr. John Long: Scientist and Author Lynne Babbage , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 24 no. 5 2009; (p. 16)
After five years as Head of Sciences at Museam Victoria, award winning scientist and author Dr. John Long has recently taken up the 'prestigious' position position of Vice-President of Research and Collections at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Lynne Babbage acknowledges Dr. Long's achievements which includes the highly successful non-fiction books for young readers, Gogo Fish!, The Big Picture Book series and his latest release The Short Tragic Life of Leo the Maruspial Lion.
Exploring Australia's Natural Worlds Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 September 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of The Short Tragic Life of Leo the Marsupial Lion John A. Long , 2009 single work picture book ; Fox and Fine Feathers Narelle Oliver , 2009 single work picture book ; Journey of the Sea Turtle Mark Wilson , 2009 single work picture book
Exploring Australia's Natural Worlds Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 September 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of The Short Tragic Life of Leo the Marsupial Lion John A. Long , 2009 single work picture book ; Fox and Fine Feathers Narelle Oliver , 2009 single work picture book ; Journey of the Sea Turtle Mark Wilson , 2009 single work picture book
Dr. John Long: Scientist and Author Lynne Babbage , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 24 no. 5 2009; (p. 16)
After five years as Head of Sciences at Museam Victoria, award winning scientist and author Dr. John Long has recently taken up the 'prestigious' position position of Vice-President of Research and Collections at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Lynne Babbage acknowledges Dr. Long's achievements which includes the highly successful non-fiction books for young readers, Gogo Fish!, The Big Picture Book series and his latest release The Short Tragic Life of Leo the Maruspial Lion.
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