Rare photos of the last known Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) and causes behind its extinction


Towards the end of the 19th Century, a bounty was offered for killing thylacine. (The photograph was taken more than half-a-century ago in 1933.) The marsupial carnivore became extinct in 1936, over the belief that it kills sheep. Sheep farming which was the backbone of the Australian economy during that era prompted the government toContinue reading “Rare photos of the last known Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) and causes behind its extinction”