An 80 year-old mystery has now been solved.

December 6 2022 - 7:00am
Researchers Robert Paddle of the Australian Catholic University and Kathryn Medlock of the Tasmanian Museum of Art, with the remains of the last thylacine. Picture by Ben Seeder

Many Australians remember the black and white video of a Tasmanian Tiger pacing its enclosure in the Hobart zoo; for 86 years, it was presented as the world's last living thylacine.

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