Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Photograph of captive thylacine in UK household collection confirmed as new discovery
Supplied video obtained May 19, 2020 of a 21-second newsreel clip featuring the last known images of the extinct thylacine or Tasmanian tiger, fi.
Tasmanian tigers were small but not fierce predators. Then they went extinct
The shy, semi-nocturnal thylacines were hunted down to the point of extinction. The last thylacine living in captivity, named Benjanmin, died from ...
Shrinking Tasmanian tigers: Resizing an Australian icon
The thylacine, that famous extinct Australian icon colloquially known as the Tasmanian Tiger, is revealed to have been only about half as big as once ...
There are so many of them now that we feel that they should be archived by us in some way, so we are publishing a regular round-up of the stories as they come in.
ON THIS DAY IN - 1741 - Danish navigator Vitus Jonas Bering discovered Alaska.
And now some more recent news from the CFZ Newsdesk
AND TO WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK... (Music that may have some relevance to items also on this page, or may just reflect my mood on the day)