An ode to the Tasmanian tiger

This resource page will tell the story of the extinction of the Tasmanian tiger or Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), from which important lessons can be learned with respect to looming extinction of carnivores like the wild tiger in Asia.

Thylacines depicted by John Gould in The Mammals of Australia (1851)

Return of the Thylacine. Jury selected entry in the Australian ANZANG Nature photography competition 2011, with a conservation message (Erwin van Maanen)