Tag Archive for Tasmanian tiger

Crash cams could be used for cryptozoology

A Tasmanian tiger at Hobart Zoo in the 1930s.

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…

Tassie tiger expedition aims to “prove science wrong”. Silly way of phrasing. (UPDATE: No good evidence)

Thylacine/Tasmanian Tiger. Extinct.

In an update to this story, the Center for Fortean Zoology is keeping hope alive to find the Tassie Tiger. Zoologists hunting Tasmanian tiger declare ‘no doubt’ species still alive | World news | theguardian.com. It had been considered extinct for nearly 80 years, but the Tasmanian tiger has been declared alive and kicking by…

New search for thylacine spearheaded by CFZ

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Tassie Tiger not dead in the minds of some researchers. Fresh bid to find Tasmanian tiger – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). There is to be another bid to search for evidence that Tasmanian tigers are alive and well. Representatives from the UK-based Centre for Fortean Zoology will join local searchers venturing into the wilderness…

Australian man hopes hidden camera will prove existence of the Tasmanian tiger

A Tasmanian tiger at Hobart Zoo in the 1930s.

Cameras set up to search for Tassie tiger True believer hopes hidden cameras will solve mystery of Tasmanian tiger | The Courier-Mail. Every six weeks, Michael Moss trudges into the muddy and mosquito-plagued terrain to a secret site where he hopes hidden cameras will finally give him the proof he needs – that the Tasmanian…

Hope for extinct species still living: But don’t get too excited

Thylacine/Tasmanian Tiger. Extinct.

There may be many more “extinct” mammals waiting to be rediscovered than conservation biologists previously thought. A Third of ‘Extinct’ Mammals May Still Be Alive. In order to determine how often extinct species had been rediscovered, University of Queensland scientists Diana Fisher and Simon Blomberg created a dataset of 187 mammal species that have been…

Wishful thinking aside, odds are, the thylacine is really gone

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Thylacine passes extinction test People should stop wasting time and money looking for the Tasmanian tiger, according to new Australian research. Dr Diana Fisher and Dr Simon Blomberg from the University of Queensland’s school of biological sciences report their findings in a recent issue of Conservation Biology. Since the last wild thylacine was captured in…