Go to the new website
Where Light Meets Dark    
Examining the evidence for rare fauna.

 
Dedicated to Steve Irwin
 
Trail Cameras
Buy trail cameras at Wildlife Monitoring
Australia's best value trail cameras!

Thylacine Sightings

Support WLMD

Sponsored links

Log In
Username

Password






Facebook All new updates are posted to my Facebook page (Open in new window)

 
Was Benjamin a boy?

Well what do you know? The story of the last Tasmanian tiger is a colourful one. Photographed and filmed by David Fleay, the last captive thylacine proceeded to bite its photographer on the buttock. Thirty years later a Mr Darby claimed to have worked at that zoo with "Benjamin". Analysis of the photographs don't show any male genitalia, but male thylacines in fact had scrotal pouches into which the scrotal sac was pulled when the animal was stressed. It has long been held that Benjamin was female, but could it be that Benjamin was in fact a boy?



Benjamin - the last Tasmanian tiger

Posted by: admin on 10th Mar 2008 05:48 AM
Updated by: admin on 11th Mar 2008 06:36 PM
Expires: 01st Jan 2013 12:00 AM

Links to related information...

Sponsored links



 
a