The Launceston thylacine

Monday 25th April 2022

Dr Kathryn Medlock talks about the history of the Tasmanian Tiger specimen | Launceston, TAS

The last living Thylacine died in 1936 in the Tasmania Zoo. It was early September on a cold night where it dropped to 6°C. The animal was shut out …
Jonathan Downes
Cryptozoologist, naturalist, musician, singer, composer, poet, novelist and Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology since 1992. Jon was born in Portsmouth in 1959 and spent his infancy in Nigeria and his childhood in Hong Kong. His wife Corinna died of cancer in 2020, leaving him with two stepdaughters and a six year old granddaughter called Evelyn.