Essays Tagged: "Thylacine"

The Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus).

p growl brought on when it became irritated, and a dog like whine.The Australian Museum has a small Thylacine pup which was preserved in alcohol in 1866. Its cells could be used for cloning because it ... like the Tasmanian Devil. Using selective breeding it might be possible to create a complete set of Thylacine chromosomes in a living animal. This would then be cloned. However this method is not yet ...

(3 pages) 37 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Tasmanian Tiger Report

The Thylacine, also referred to as the "Tasmanian Tiger" or "Tasmanian Wolf", is one of the most fabled ... port will hopefully give you a small insight on one of the most infamous creatures of all time, the Thylacine.DescriptionThe Thylacine, also known as the "Tasmanian Tiger" or the "Tasmanian Wolf" bare ... , would measure out to around 100cm to 150cm. However, some grew to the length of nearly 180cm. The Thylacine stood about 50cm to 60cm from the tip of the shoulder, and it weighed approximately 30kg. ...

(7 pages) 16 0 4.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

"The Hunter" by Julia Leigh: How is the main character constructed to represent the novel's underlying values and attitudes?

ng, his ascent to the peaceful plateau contrasts with his murderous mission to take the life of the thylacine. The ascent inversely affects his mindset as he descends into an animalistic mentality. He ... he relates the tiger to those he has connections with, females in particular as the last remaining thylacine is believed to be female. His first hunt of the tiger has M's mind wandering; he describes ...

(4 pages) 2722 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature


it happened dingoes did very well in Australia. Their only competition was the Tasmanian devil, the thylacine, and the tiger cat. That competition is pobably what made these animals move to Tasmania w ...

(2 pages) 674 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

cloning essay

Project: Lets Clone the ThylacineIn science, cloning is the process of creating a genetically similar copy of an organism, w ... is implanted in a surrogate mother to carry the embryo until birth when an exact clone is born. The Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian tiger, is believed by most to be extinct because humans hunte ... elieve that the Tasmanian tiger is still alive because of signs like paw prints. Unfortunately, the Thylacine cannot be protected by law because they are believed to be extinct. The Thylacine should b ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology