Tasmanian tiger

  • The wolfish thylacine

    Skull scans demonstrate example of convergent evolution.

    The extinct Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), remains one of Australia’s most iconic and myste...

    Evolution January 12, 2021
  • Opinion

    Tim Jarvis on Human-wildlife conflict

    When humans and animals cross, it’s termed conflict.

    It’s 84 years since the last known Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), died at Beaumaris Zoo, Ho...

    ASC Edits September 18, 2020
  • NatureWatch: New ideas on strength, speed, size

    Spiders, fish, sharks and Australia’s iconic ‘tiger’.

    Not all in nature is at it seems or, at least, as we might have thought. Four new studies have interesting findings o...

    Animals August 20, 2020
  • Climate killed thylacine on mainland Australia

    Tasmanian tiger fell victim to climate variability.

    Climate variability, not the dingo or Aboriginal impacts, is probably the main cause of the extinction of the Tasmani...

    Palaeontology September 27, 2017
  • Book: Lure of the Thylacine

    The aim to prove that the thylacine lives amongst us still.

    NON-FICTION Lure of the Thylacine: True stories and legendary tales of the Tasmanian tiger by Col Bailey Echo Publis...

    Biology July 15, 2016
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