The gender of the last captive thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus) or Tasmanian tiger has been a point of debate since its death at the Beaumaris Zoo in Hobart, Tasmania on the night of the 7thSeptember 1936. Recent detailed examination of a single frame from the historic motion film footage taken by Dr David Fleay in 1933 has confirmed that the thylacine was male.
Confirmation of the gender of the last captive Thylacine
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Stephen Sleightholme; Confirmation of the gender of the last captive Thylacine. Australian Zoologist 1 January 2011; 35 (4): 953–956. doi: https://doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2011.047
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