Thylacine

adult and young thylacine pelts A picture tells 1,000 words. If you want more pictures, and more of a story, the Thylacine Museum reveals the ‘too little – too late’ story. There is also a story about the Thylacine Journey, an effort to extract viable dna with the potential of attempting to clone the Thylacine back from the abyss. I think that’s really sad – when humans are so technically adept that we can rebuild an extinct creature. How many do we rebuild? A colony? A breeding population – that’s doomed again through inbreeding? I’m not going to mention how they became extinct in the first instance. Thylacine. I’d love to see them back. But it’s sad, nevertheless.

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