MYS251: The Thylacine or Tasmanian tiger lived in Australia for thousands of years, but went extinct in 1936. Or so they thought. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore the reports that there are still thylacines in the wild as well as efforts to bring them back through DNA technology.
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Links for this episode:
- Richard Freeman’s book In Search of Real Monsters (Adventures in Cryptozoology, vol. 2)
- Thylacines (Wikipedia)
- Thylacine Research Unit
- Thylacine Research Unit YouTube channel
- Thylacine Research Unit video on paw prints
- Thylacine Awareness Group YouTube channel
- Announcement of new possible last captive Thylacine
- Article on Henry Nix’s computer study
- Thylacine Audio?
- 2021 Thylacine Sighting Report
- 1973 Thylacine Footage?
- Scientific paper Extinction of the Thylacine (bioRxiv.org)
- Summary of scientific paper
- Article on Numbat genome sequencing
- University of Melbourne news release
- University of Melbourne Thylacine Integrated Genomic Restoration Research (TIGRR) Lab
- Colossal Bioscience’s Thylacine De-Extinction Project
- Argument Against Bringing Thylacines Back
- Current information about Somerton Man/Carl “Charles” Webb
- Pints With Aquinas
- The Catholics of Oz
- Let’s Science!
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