The extinct Tasmanian tiger may have been spotted in the wilds of Australia


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www.cnet.com— One group thinks they've photographed an entire family of tigers, but a museum expert has dismissed the claim.

CNET—Has the extinct Tasmanian tiger been spotted in the wilds of Australia? It's 'very unlikely'. One group thinks they've photographed an entire family of tigers, but a museum expert has dismissed the claim.

the Guardian—Tasmanian tiger devotees feed Australia's guilty obsession with a deliberate extinction. The last known thylacine died in 1936, but many are still fixated on proving it lives on • Wildlife expert pours cold water on claims Tasmanian tiger family spotted They regularly post bags full of scat to biology professors for testing. They spend their life savings on expensive camera equipment trying to capture one creature and create active social groups which have broken into warring rival factions. One has spent half a century of his life on the quest. And they’re on the plane down to...

phys.org—Bird believed extinct for 170 years spotted in Borneo. A team of researchers from Indonesia and Singapore has found evidence of the continued existence of a bird long thought extinct. In their paper published in the journal BirdingASIA, the team describes the history of the bird, why it was thought to be extinct and how it was found in Borneo.