Tuesday, 21 November 2017
EYE ON THE TIGER... Paul Day, of Moonta Mines, captured footage of an animal resembling the thylacine, better known as a Tasmanian Tiger, while filming the sunrise on Friday, June 30. Inset: Benjamin, the last known Tasmanian Tiger at Hobart Zoo. After Benjamin’s death in 1936 the carnivorous marsupial was declared an extinct species. View the footage via the YP Country Times Facebook page or at Mr Day’s YouTube Channel, AuthorPaulGDay. EYE ON THE TIGER... Paul Day, of Moonta Mines, captured footage of an animal resembling the thylacine, better known as a Tasmanian Tiger, while filming the sunrise on Friday, June 30. Inset: Benjamin, the last known Tasmanian Tiger at Hobart Zoo. After Benjamin’s death in 1936 the carnivorous marsupial was declared an extinct species. View the footage via the YP Country Times Facebook page or at Mr Day’s YouTube Channel, AuthorPaulGDay.

Tasmanian Tiger spotted near Moonta?

MOONTA Mines resident Paul Day recorded what many believe to be a thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, on Friday, June 30.

Mr Day was filming the sunrise near Moonta for his YouTube channel AuthorPaulGDay when he captured footage of an animal resembling the thylacine. The thylacine was declared extinct more than 80 years ago.

Adelaide-based founder of the Thylacine Aware­ness Group of Australia, Neil Waters, met with Mr Day on Friday to scout the area where the animal was spotted.

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