Tag Archive for Tasmania

Crash cams could be used for cryptozoology

Actually, this is a great idea. Thylacine hunter Mike Williams confident technology will provide evidence of living tiger TASMANIAN tiger hunter Mike Williams is confident evidence of a living thylacine will emerge sooner rather than later because of the growing popularity of crash cameras in cars. Mr Williams, who led an international team of naturalists…

Enormous jellyfish new to science

This is gigantic and AWESOME! Mysterious giant jellyfish found by family on Tasmanian beach, yet to be named – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). CSIRO scientists are working to classify a new species of giant jellyfish after one washed up on a beach in southern Tasmania. The 1.5 metre jellyfish was found by a family…

Bird mass mortality in Australia could signal serious change

Bird deaths in Australia may signal a bigger problem. Dead birds ‘not just a freak event’. Muttonbirds are dying in their thousands nearly every year and much more frequently than ever before, washing up on the coast from Coffs Harbour to Tasmania. On South Melbourne and Port Melbourne beaches on Wednesday beach cleaning contractor David…

Mystery of a scorched circle in Tasmania

Not much to go on here. Mysterious light blamed for circle of fire – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). Early Saturday morning police and fire crews received calls from concerned residents in Carnegie Street at Claremont, who reported seeing a bright light igniting a fire in a nearby paddock. Tasmania Fire Service officer Scott Vinen…