Do you have news to share? Send news to WLMD Adamsfield thylacine identified New insights into the photographic evidence for the 1990 Adamsfield thylacine has identified the subject of key photographs and strengthened the case for the tiger persisting into the 1990s. 24 May 2018 Cameron thylacine - detailed analysis In 1984 Kevin Cameron took five photographs of an animal matching the appearance of a Tasmanian tiger - in Western Australia. 4 Mar 2018 Expedition notes - 2018-1 Cameras collected and re-deployed, that 2013 nest re-visited, hair samples collected, footprints photographed and an audio recorder deployed. 26 Jan 2018
Adamsfield thylacine identified
New insights into the photographic evidence for the 1990 Adamsfield thylacine has identified the subject of key photographs and strengthened the case for the tiger persisting into the 1990s.
24 May 2018
Cameron thylacine - detailed analysis
In 1984 Kevin Cameron took five photographs of an animal matching the appearance of a Tasmanian tiger - in Western Australia.
4 Mar 2018
Expedition notes - 2018-1
Cameras collected and re-deployed, that 2013 nest re-visited, hair samples collected, footprints photographed and an audio recorder deployed.
26 Jan 2018
Adamsfield thylacines - in 1990
You read that right - thylacines (plural). The story is complex and the evidence is difficult to interpret but there is a good case to be made for the Tasmanian tiger persisting to at least 1990 near Adamsfield, Tasmania.
8 Jan 2018
Camera trap footage of Tasmanian tiger taxidermy using infrared light
To date, no definitive camera trap imagery has ever been published that undeniably shows a thylacine. With the assistance of QVMAG, this study illustrates the appearance of thylacine stripes using the infrared flash photography of a camera trap and discusses factors affecting stripe visibility.
2 Jan 2018
Herald Sun thylacine
Earlier this month the Herald Sun in Australia published an article regarding thylacine genetics. This included a mysterious video clip at top simply offered as possible evidence of the thylacine, without any further explanation or credit.
26 Dec 2017
Optical light micrographs of Tasmanian tiger hair
Over 100 micrographs of Tasmanian tiger hair, produced using relatively inexpensive and accessible light microscopy, have been published in conclusion of the WLMD Tiger Hair project.
26 Dec 2017
New Guinea mermaid at New Ireland - Tabar Islands
A guest post by Gary Opit giving a detailed account of western efforts from 1973 onward to identify an unknown marine mammal which, possibly, this year has been clearly photographed and documented.
16 Aug 2017
Rehberg Bagshaw audio recordings
During the expedition in early 2017, a repeated 'yipping' call was heard and recorded. Click through to read the analysis and view a short mini documentary about the trip.
26 Jul 2017
Tasmanian tiger hair - scanning electron micrographs
CSIRO has delivered a new set of images - scanning electron micrographs using Tasmanian tiger hair coated in metal alloy. Click through to see thylacine hair samples in unprecedented detail.
21 Jul 2017
In 1973, Liz and Gary Doyle filmed an animal in South Australia. Four articles written over several years (the first over 10 years ago) have been migrated and refreshed from the old WLMD website to here.
20 Jul 2017
Nick Mooney - Q & A
Earlier this year, wildlife biologist and thylacine-report investigator Nick Mooney, responded to a series of questions asked within the Thylacine Open Debate and Discussion page on Facebook.
19 Jul 2017
Blaeu thylacine - 17th century Tasmanian map
The oldest map to depict Tasmania alongside mainland Australia, dated 1659, was discovered this year and depicts an unusual striped animal.
14 Jul 2017
Day thylacine - Moonta sunrise - further analysis
Applying lessons learned from the Ellendale thylacine, we take a look at the Day thylacine.
12 Jul 2017
Day thylacine - Moonta sunrise - gait analysis
In a guest post from Brendan Kays we take a look at the Day thylacine filmed at Moonta, South Australia.
11 Jul 2017
Confocal laser scanning electron micrographs of Tasmanian tiger hair
CSIRO has followed up the earlier SEM work with CLSM optical 3D images of thylacine hair. These are the highest resolution optical, true colour images of thylacine hair published to date.
15 Jun 2017
Ellendale thylacine 2016 debunked
The "Ellendale thylacine" has been debunked.
2 Jun 2017
Tasmanian tiger on camera trap - Ellendale thylacine 2016 - appears debunked
A still frame image has been presented on YouTube showing what appears to be a Tasmanian tiger captured by a camera trap. This is likely related to the early 2017 news announcement.
- Read the full analysis and watch the video (appears debunked)
31 May 2017
Scanning electron micrographs of Tasmanian tiger hair
Thanks to the support of numerous backers of the Tiger Hair project, WLMD received an offer from CSIRO to add scanning electron micrography to the project. Presented here are the world's first published scanning electron micrographs of Tasmanian tiger hair.
18 May 2017
Expert discussions - Q&A
Wade Francis on the Thylacine Debate and Discussion page, on Facebook, has been opening discussion forums with thylacine experts who respond to community member questions. With his permission, this new page on WLMD collates the results for long-term reference.
7 May 2017
Tiger hair project meets funding target
7 May 2017
Unusual animal call recorded in Tasmania
23 Apr 2017
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20 Apr 2017
Tasmanian tiger hair research
For the sake of collating scarce information about the morphology and appearance of thylacine hair, a new article:
20 Mar 2017
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