Friday essay: on the trail of the London thylacines
It led us to ask: what remains of the thylacine and what does it mean to come face-to-face with thylacine remains in the age of mass extinction? Numerous ... In September 2017 we went in search of some of the creatures who had made the perilous journey to the United Kingdom: the London thylacines.
The hunt for London's thylacines shows a greater truth about Australian extinction
On a cold, dark night in the winter of June 2017, hundreds of people gathered on the lawns of Hobart's Parliament House to join a procession that carried an effigy of a giant Tasmanian tiger (thylacine) to be ritually burnt at Macquarie Point. In an act called "the Purging", part of MONA's Dark Mofo festival, ...