Return of the Thylacine


In 1936 the last thylacine died at Hobart Zoo, but its legacy still haunts many. This image serves to expose the plight of the other tiger and other large carnivores that may soon become extinct in the wild. Will we stand idle again this time? Perhaps a glimmer of hope.

Little Desert National Park (Victoria) and mounted thylacine or Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus) from the South Australian Museum

Landscape: Canon 5D MkII, Canon 17–40mm f/4L USM lens, 1/125s, f8, ISO 200 Thylacine: Canon Powershot G7, 1/60, f2.8, ISO 200

by Erwin van Maanen, The Netherlands