The Mystery of the Thylacine (AKA The Tasmanian Tiger)
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In this intriguing tale, our Animal X Natural
Mystery Unit puts its investigative skills to the ultimate
test in trying to track down a live Thylacine, a creature
described as a ferocious killer. Experts believe the last
of its kind died in an Australian zoo in the 1930's.
and Nat head into the wild bushland of Western Australia to
talk to a farmer who swears he has seen the creature dozens
of times stalking prey on his property. Our camera traps may
just capture proof that the Thylacine lives.
we wait for results we give viewers an overview of this wondrous
land often seen as dangerous, untamed and beautiful.
search of the Thylacine, the Animal X Natural Mystery Unit
heads to Australia's fascinating and dangerous Tasmanian wilderness,
where eye witnesses claim the creature still lives.
meet a local wildlife carer who is convinced Thylacines are
alive but fears Tasmania's pro-logging policy will eventually
kill off any chance the species has for survival, as its habitat
we talk to Hans Naarding, a respected wildlife officer who
flies from his home in Queensland, to Tasmania to the scene
of his Thylacine sighting in an eyewitness account regarded
as one of the most creditable ever.
X also talks to Bob Paddle in an exclusive interview.
Melbourne-based Paddle is the author of the Last Tasmanian
Thylacine. He is also the president of the Australian Fauna
talk to experts about their theories, eye witnesses tell of
their hair-raising experiences and conspiracy theorists explain
why it is in the government's best interest to keep the existence
of the Thylacine hidden.
and Nat head to a restricted military area, where AX has gained
exclusive rights to set up camera traps in a bid to gain evidence
of the Thylacine's survival. Is this creature still out there,
stalking its prey?