Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), commonly known as the Tasmanian Tiger or Tasmanian Wolf. The world's largest carnivorous marsupial once common throughout Australia and Papua New Guinea, is believed by many to have been hunted to extinction by the early European settlers of Tasmania, its last stronghold.  The last known Thylacine died in the Hobart Zoo on September 7, 1936.

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Commonly known as the Tasmanian Tiger, the thylacine was the largest known carnivorous marsupial in modern times. Somewhere betwixt a hyena, an opposum, and a house dog, the thylacine became extinct in the late

On 7 September 1936, Benjamin, the last Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine, died at the Hobart Zoo. He Was the endling. This photograph was taken in 1933.  Wikipedia

The legendary Thylacine or Tasmanian tiger was assumed to be extinct in 1936 when the last known individual was said to have died in captivity at a Tasmanian zoo.

Once the largest carnivorous marsupial in Australia and Tasmania, the Tasmanian tiger went the way of the dodo in 1936. Environmental pressure and hunting killed off Tasmanian tigers, also known as thylacines. The last died in a zoo in 1936, only months after the Tasmanian government extended protection to the species.

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The thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), Greek for "dog-headed pouched one" was the largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times. It is commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger (because of its striped back) or the Tasmanian wolf.

The last known Tasmanian Tiger photographed in 1933.  The species is now extinct.

Rare Historical Photos

I'm still amazed that at this animal. Benjamin, the last known thylacine (which means "dog-headed pouched one"), Hobart Zoo, 1933 . Now an extinct animal thanks to human hunting.

http://www.sculpturemac.net/tigre_de_tasmanie.html / Marianne Abergel

http://www.sculpturemac.net/tigre_de_tasmanie.html / Marianne Abergel

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The last thylacine, aka Tasmanian Tiger, filmed in It died 3 years later. Originally from neglect.

Tigre de Tasmanie (Thylacinus cynocephalus)Le thylacine1, appelé également loup marsupial, loup de Tasmanie ou encore tigre de TasmanieN 1, est un mammifère marsupial carnivore de la taille d’un loup, au pelage tigré. Depuis 1936, l’espèce est considérée comme éteinte.  Son nom scientifique est Thylacinus cynocephalus. Il appartient à la famille des thylacinidés.

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Tigre de Tasmanie (Thylacinus cynocephalus)Le thylacine1, appelé également loup marsupial, loup de Tasmanie ou encore tigre de TasmanieN 1, est un mammifère marsupial carnivore de la taille d’un loup, au pelage tigré. Depuis 1936, l’espèce est considérée comme éteinte. Son nom scientifique est Thylacinus cynocephalus. Il appartient à la famille des thylacinidés.

Le thylacine / loup marsupial / loup de Tasmanie / tigre de Tasmanie

Le thylacine / loup marsupial / loup de Tasmanie / tigre de Tasmanie

Le Thylacine. Vers 1906. Photo prise au Zoo de Hobart, Tasmanie. Le Thylacine (alias Tigre ou Loup de Tasmanie ) était un marsupial carnivore. Le dernier fut vu en1933. Il est maintenant éteint.

Le Thylacine. Vers 1906. Photo prise au Zoo de Hobart, Tasmanie. Le Thylacine (alias Tigre ou Loup de Tasmanie ) était un marsupial carnivore. Le dernier fut vu en1933. Il est maintenant éteint.

Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), extinct for 80 years: The Tasmanian tiger, Tasmanian wolf, or thylacine was the largest carnivorous marsupial on earth until the last one died in captivity in 1936.

Thylacine, extinct for 80 years: The Tasmanian tiger, Tasmanian wolf, or thylacine was the largest carnivorous marsupial on earth until the last one died in captivity in

tigre de Tasmanie A l'état sauvage dernier spécimen abattu en 1930 , en captivité 1936. C'était un marsupial

Thylacine family at Beaumaris Zoo, Hobart, 1910 Beautiful photo of the now sadly extinct Thylacine (aka Tasmanian Tiger). Picture shows the family of Thylache at Beaumaris Zoo in Hobart, Source:.

Ressemblant à un chien, le tigre de Tasmanie a été décimé par les fermiers qui l'accusaient de tuer leurs moutons. Le dernier spécimen connu, capturé en 1933, est mort en 1936 dans un zoo de Hobart et il est classé éteint par l'Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (IUCN) depuis 1982

Zoologists hunting Tasmanian tiger declare 'no doubt' species still alive Team claims that it has 'highly credible' witnesses and has found animal faeces that could belong to the extinct thylacine

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