Statcounter visitors' map on Tasmania in Photographs 9th March 2013
This is the visitors' map from our statistics tracker for March 9th 2013. The intense interest in North America and Europe has come from an article on the National Geographic Daily News website titled " Species Revival: Should We Bring Back Extinct Animals?" which refers to the photo of Wilfred Batty and his thylacine with links to the photo and article on our site:
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
Article posted here on February 24, 2009:
EXCERPT from Species Revival: Should We Bring Back Extinct Animals?
Species Revival: Should We Bring Back Extinct Animals?Read the rest of this article and watch the video at National Geographic Daily News
Scientists are debating whether to bring back vanished species.
Published March 5, 2013