Lure of the Thylacine

Author: Col Bailey
ISBN: 9781760400880
Published: May 2016
Imprint: Echo Publishing
Extent: 304 pp text + 16pp pic section + cover
Specs: 153 x 234 mm



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Covering a century and a half during which the thylacine’s status has changed from being a despised sheep killer to a magnificent survivor, these enthralling stories are for both the curious and the enthusiast.

Speculation by an ever-growing band of Tasmanian tiger devotees that the thylacine still exists has not wavered, despite the dogmatic stance by the scientific fraternity that the animal is extinct.

This collection of actual accounts and anecdotal yarns originated from discussions the author had with an old Tasmanian tiger trapper, Reg Trigg, who in the early days of the twentieth century established a mutual friendship with Lucy, a tiger he rescued from a trap.

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