Ryan, Chris
September 2003
Ralph;Sep2003, p144
Presents an article on hunting and taking a photograph of the extinct Tasmanian tigers. Fascination for Tasmanian tigers; Information on the death of the last known thylacine; Efforts on finding a Tasmanian tiger.


Related Articles

  • Exaggerating the resurrection. Goymer, Patrick // Nature Reviews Genetics;Jul2008, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p502 

    The article presents a research concerning the isolation of an enhancer sequence from museum specimens of the Tasmanian tiger, which became extinct in 1936. According to co-author Marilyn Renfree, at a time when extinction rates are increasing at an alarming rate, the research discovery is...

  • On seeing the big picture: A reply to Paddle (2008). Freeman, Carol // Australian Zoologist;Dec2008, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p471 

    The article focuses on the history and extinction of thylacine as described by zoologist Robert Paddle in his book "The Last Tasmanian Tiger: The History and Extinction of the Thylacine" in Australia. It highlights Paddle's historical documentation and commentary on practices at Beaumaris Zoo in...

  • The Thylacine Project. Colgan, Don; Archer, Mike // Australasian Science;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p21 

    Provides information on the Thylacine Project of the Australian Museum and Rheuben Griffiths Trust. Reaction of the public on the goal of the project to revive the Tasmanian tiger or thylacine; Objectives of the project; How progress will be reviewed.

  • Thylacine reborn.  // Earth Island Journal;Autumn2002, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p18 

    Reports on the efforts of the Australian Museum in Sydney, New South Wales to clone the extinct Thylacine. Success of gene replication; History of the Thylacine; Physiology and behavior of the animal.

  • HERE, KITTY KITTY!  // Current Events;10/29/2007, Vol. 107 Issue 7, p3 

    The article reports that the South China Tiger, once considered to be extinct, has been found again after more than 20 years. The tiger has been noticed by a farmer in central China. China's official news agency, Xinhua reports that the farmer took several photographs of the tiger in Shaanxi...

  • Tasmanian forest practices. Baxter, Chris // Wild: Australia's Wilderness Adventure Magazine;Jul-Sep2004, Issue 93, p5 

    Calls for national governance in forest practices in Tasmania. Extinction of the Tasmanian tiger; Reason for the drowning of Lake Pedder; Information on the clearing of land in Tasmanian forests.

  • RAISING THE DEAD. Weidensaul, Scott // Audubon;May/Jun2002, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p58 

    Provides information on the plan of the Australian Museum in Sydney, New South Wales to clone a thylacine. Arguments raised by critics and proponents of the plan; Significance of the animal from a biological and cultural perspective; Background n the extinction of the animal; Challenges to the...

  • Extinction of Fauna. Horton, David // Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia;1994, Vol. 1, p349 

    An encyclopedia entry for the term "extinction of fauna" is presented. Throughout Australia's history, species of animals have become extinct such as dinosaurs and Tasmanian tigers. The article notes that the megafaunal extinctions were on such a massive scale that, if they were caused by...

  • Thylacine.  // Encyclopedia of Animals;8/1/2017, p1 

    Thylacines were dog-like animals which lived in the woodlands and grasslands of Tasmania. Very little is known about them because they became extinct in 1936. They were also called Tasmanian wolves or Tasmanian tigers.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics