27 April 2020
Research | Honouring the extinct, one thylacine at a time
The thylacine (Tasmanian tiger) might be extinct, but at least 764 specimens still exist in museums and collections around the world. Through an exploration of the lives, deaths and afterlife as museum specimens of individual thylacines, a new project at the University of Tasmania will make one of our most iconic extinct animals more publicly visible. It also aims to help protect other species from extinction by helping us to mourn the thylacine properly.