TITLE

Denying extinction? The thylacine in children's literature

AUTHOR(S)
van Essen, Susanna
PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
Reading Time;Nov96, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on thylacine's, known as Tasmanian tiger or Tasmanian wolf, appearance in children's fiction which still survives in rugged bushland. Keeping secret of tiger's existence from science and the general public; Speculation that the decline in thylacine numbers may have been exacerbated by a disease which is thought to have affected Tasmanian devil and quoll populations.
ACCESSION #
9612245204

 

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