Tasmanian tiger seen in 80 years, since it was thought to be extinct: report

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Nearly 80 years after it seemed to be deserted, several witnesses have reported seeing a Tasmanian tiger.

According to a recently released document from the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, and it is only this year there were two sightings of a rare tiger, which is also known as a thylacine.

In July, a man claims to have seen a Tasmanian tiger footprint in the “Sleeping Beauty mountain”. A month later, a man reported that he believed that he saw a Tassie Tiger in the land for seven years.”

Benjamin, the last Tasmanian tiger in captivity, died in September, 1936. (Credit: Getty Images)


There were also several, reported sightings by 2018, including that of a woman who believes she saw a Tasmanian tiger and her two cubs, and in the Hartz Mountains, in the month of November.

A few of Western Australia’s have reported that they had seen the tiger, after the end of a road in the vicinity of their car, and in February of 2018.

“An animal that was walking slowly on the road. [Edit] on the road and stopped the vehicle,” the report reads. “The animal was walking on the right-hand side of the road [edited] (and [edit] it was for the south to Zeehan, and Strahan), three-quarters of the way across the road, turned around, and looked at the car a couple of times, and then walked back in to the same ‘run’, it had come out. It was clear for 12 to 15 seconds.

“The animal had to be a rigid and heavy tail that is thick at the base. It had stripes along the back. It was the size of a large Kelpie (larger than a fox, smaller than a German Shepherd). The animal was calm and not afraid at all. Well [edited] and [edited] to 100 [per cent] stated that the animal she saw was a Thylacine.”

There are a total of eight reported sightings of the Tasmanian tiger, since the 2016. News of the document’s existence was first reported by The Independent.

In 2017, with a gritty and volatile on video tape allegedly left a Tasmanian tiger, in its natural state: one of running, slowly, at a distance, with his nose on the lens of the camera, and the other is a baby.

In a study published in December 2017, implying that, thanks to advances in DNA testing, it may be possible to make it in the us, which first appeared 4 million years ago, is back on the verge of extinction.

The Tasmanian tiger, a striped carnivorous marsupial, it was thought to be extinct, after you, Benjamin, is likely to be the last member of the species died in captivity in Hobart Zoo in September 1936.


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