Remembering the Thylacine

9/6/06 3:01 PM 0 Comments

70 years ago today, the last living thylacine in captivity passed away. "Benjamin" was housed at the Hobart Zoo in Australia. 20 years ago, the species was declared extinct. Let's take a moment to remember the thylacine:

Some still believe the thylacine may be alive in the wilds of mainland Australia. Some good sources for thylacine information:

Species information at

Living thylacine information and updates at


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