In 2012 scientists succeeded in filming for the first time ever a giant squid in its natural habitat.
Searching for animals thought to be extinct – or fictional – is difficult, painstaking and often disappointing. But new technology like drones offer hope of a boom in biological discovery.
Alb Quarrell holding his prized thylacine kill, 1921.
Courtesty Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Australia accounts for one-third of all contemporary mammal extinctions worldwide. At least ten species and six subspecies of Australian marsupials have become extinct following European settlement, and…
A Tasmanian tiger is strung up by its hind legs.
Dingoes were twice the size of female thylacines and could have caused their extinction on mainland Australia through direct…