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On 7 September 1936, the death of the last officially recorded thylacine occurred at Hobart Zoo in Tasmania. A carnivorous marsupial, the thylacine was also known as the Tasmanian tiger or Tasmanian wolf. It is believed to have become extinct as a result of disease, the introduction of dogs in Tasmania and from being hunted by humans. Sightings of Tasmania tigers continue to this day but none have proved conclusive

Earth faces sixth ‘great extinction’ with of amphibians set to go the way of the dodo

This thylacine, named Benjamin, died in captivity in 1936, years after the animals were wiped out in the wild by farmers protecting their livestock.

This thylacine, named Benjamin, died in captivity in years after the animals were wiped out in the wild by farmers protecting their livestock.

COL Bailey makes some extraordinary claims. Not only does he firmly believe the supposedly extinct thylacine still lives in the Tasmanian wilderness, he claims to have seen one, as recently as 1995.

COL Bailey makes some extraordinary claims. Not only does he firmly believe the supposedly extinct thylacine still lives in the Tasmanian wilderness, he claims to have seen one, as recently as

Tasmanian Tiger or Wolf

Tasmanian Tiger or Wolf

CAUCASIAN WISENT  (BISON) ~ Extinct Animals ~ The failure to curb local poaching resulted in the extinction of Caucasian Wisent, with the last reported individual being killed in 1927. http://www.buzzle.com/articles/extinct-animals-in-the-last-100-years.html#bubal-hartebeest

1927 Caucasian Wisent (Bison)(BISON) The failure to curb local poaching resulted in the extinction of Caucasian Wisent, with the last reported individual being killed in

Thylacine by EmilyStepp

The recently extinct thylacine - the largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times, also called the Tasmanian tiger or Tasmanian wolf.

Pérolas do passado.

Normais há 100 anos, hoje totalmente absurdas. Estas fotos vão te deixar sem palavras!

The last Tasmanian Tiger, referred to as Benjamin who was held captive in the Hobart Zoo after being caught in the Florentine Valley in The animal died three years later, believed to be due to neglect.

Tasmanian Thylacine, now extnct.

Make one special photo charms for your pets, compatible with your Pandora bracelets. Tasmanian Thylacine, now extnct.

Thylacinus cynocephalus | Thylacinus cynocephalus (Tasmanian wolf) thought to have gone extinct in the 20th Century

Thylacinus cynocephalus | Thylacinus cynocephalus (Tasmanian wolf) thought to have gone extinct in the 20th Century

The aurochs , the ancestor of domestic cattle, is an extinct type of large wild cattle that inhabited Europe, Asia and North Africa; they survived in Europe until the last recorded aurochs, a female, died in the Jaktorów Forest, Poland in 1627.

The aurochs, the ancestor of domestic cattle, is an extinct type of large wild…

Extinct! Commonly known as the Tasmanian Tiger, the Thylacine was the largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times. Virtually wiped out in the wild due to constant hunting (they were thought to be a threat to sheep and other small farm animals) and the encroachment of humans on their already limited habitat the Thylacine was finally recognized as being in danger of becoming extinct in 1936, too little, too late as that same year the last Thylacine, named Benjamin, died on 7 September…

Critical analysis of the photographic, video, film and other evidence for the ongoing existence of Australian fauna including the Tasmanian tiger (thylacine), Tasmanian devil, East

Female thylacine by Joan

Hi friends, Here I introduce my latest creation: a scale female thylacine with a baby in her pouch :) also known as Tasmaniar tiger or Tasmanian wolf.