Wilfred Batty and his Tasmanian Tiger
Source: State Library of Tasmania eHeritage
Date: 1930 -
Description: Wilfred Batty of Mawbanna, Tasmania, with the last Tasmanian Tiger known to have been shot in the wild. He shot the tiger in May, 1930 after it was discovered in his hen house.
Format: Pictorial and artistic works
Wilfred Batty of Mawbanna, Tasmania, with a Tasmanian Tiger
Subjects: Tasmanian tigers; hunting
People/Orgs: Batty, Wilfred
Places: Mawbanna, Tasmania
Institution: Circular Head Heritage Centre
Object number: CHH_00960
The National Museum of Australia, Canberra, has a single viewing room for this exhibit of the thylacine.
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Photos © Pinnacle Times for TP 2009 ARR