The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Thylacine Researchers

This list is currently very broad, as it encompasses anybody who claims to research the thylacine. Whether this is the right approach or not, I cannot presently say.


Kath Alcock

Dawn Anderson

Michael 'Mike' Archer (thylacine cloning)

Col Bailey

Gary Bailey

Quentin Beresford

Robert 'Bob' Brown

Kevin Cameron

Peter Chapple

Mike Cleeland

Don Colgan (thylacine cloning)

Chris Coupland (member of the Thylacine Research Unit (T.R.U.) trio)

Michael Crewdson

Paul Cropper

Warren Darragh (member of the Thylacine Research Unit (T.R.U.) trio)

Buck and Joan Emberg (Tasmania)

Arthur Leonard Fleming*

Bill Flowers (member of the Thylacine Research Unit (T.R.U.) trio)

Wade Francis (created 'The Thylacine Open Debate and Discussion Page' Facebook group)

Carol Freeman

Rex Gilroy

Tammy Gordon

Jeremy Griffiths

Eric Rowland Guiler* (foremost authority on the species prior to his death, a stroke in the field)

Tony Healy

Alan Heath

Greg Heberle

Glen Jameson (Parks Victoria officer)

Adye M. Jordan*

Rebecca 'Ruby' Lang (edited 'The Tasmanian Tiger: Extinct or Extant?')

Bernie Mace

James Malley

Bernie Mason

David Maynard

Murray McAlister (mainland researcher)

Katherine Medlock

Margaret Mittelbach

Heinz Friedrich Moeller*

Nick Mooney

Michael Moss (mainland researcher)

Gary Opit

David Owen (wrote 'Thylacine: The Tragic Tale of the Tasmanian Tiger')

Robert 'Bob' Paddle

Andrew Pask

Lloyd Poke (claims he wrestled with a thylacine, and kept records of claimed thylacine sightings)

Chris Rehberg (cryptozoologist, runs the Where Light Meets Dark website)

Will Rolland

Tarnee Rutherford

Sid Slee*

Malcolm Smith (well known cryptozoologist)

Steven J. Smith

Noel Sutton

Chris Tangey

Edward 'Ned' Vincent Terry* (Tasmanian, wrote a book, also searched in New Guinea)

"Tigerman" (pseudonym)

Chela Tnyi (pseudonym; claims that mainland thylacines migrate annually, after charting reports by area and time of year)

Simon Townsend

Percy Trezise

Neil Waters (claims that fox-like thylacines exist on the mainland, including close to Adelaide CBD)

Sharon West* (member of ARFRA, researcher from Western Australia)

Dorothy Williams (member of ARFRA)

Michael 'Mike' Williams (only interested in Tasmanian and New Guinea thylacines)


NB: An asterisk ('*') denotes a deceased individual.