Thursday, December 10, 2009


Hunted by early humans and later in 1830, when bounties were placed on Thylacine or Tasmanian Tigers' heads, these nocturnal mammals are now considered extinct. However, there have been countless numbers of unofficial sightings since 1936 when the tiger was perceived to be extinct. Now, researchers attempt to resurrect this incredible animal by using DNA found in old specimens such as embryos and fur.

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