Treasures podcast ep 5: The last tiger

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Apr 2018

Charles Wooley reveals the tragic tale of the death of the last wild thylacine.

Thylacine with bird in mouth

Thylacine with bird in mouth
Photographer: Harry Burrell © Australian Museum

The wilful and wanton destruction of the Tasmanian Tiger is a sad reminder of the importance of conserving our natural history. Also, the team tells the story of resurrecting the world’s rarest insect, now living on a lonely volcanic rock at sea.

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