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Thylacine: The Magnificent Survivor
Posted on Monday, 15 November, 2004 |
Image credit: Hobart Zoo
Tasmanian tigers, also called thylacines, were declared extinct in 1986 but that has not stopped a stream of sightings and claims of evidence.
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on 16 November, 2004, 2:19
As far-fetched as Dodo sightings IMO. I've lived in Tasmania and have lived in New South Wales for years now and I, and every other rationally thinking human I've met, think it's out of the question for any Tasmanian Tigers to exist. He's probably spotted a Dingo/wild dog hybrid...people often mistake those mutts for Tasmanian Tigers. On another note, there are scientists who have been in the process of attempting to clone a Tasmanian Tiger from a preserved baby they discovered a few years ago. I'm usually against cloning, though, if the species has become extinct because of our lack of respon...
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