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Author Beresford, Quentin, 1954-

Title Search for the Tasmanian tiger / Quentin Beresford & Garry Bailey
Published Hobart : Blubber Head Press, 1981


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  599.209946 BER-S  AVAILABLE
Description 54 pages, 4 pages of color plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 20 x 21 cm
Contents Includes index
Summary Mentions Aboriginal rock paintings of a dog like mammal found in 1968 p. 9; states there was no record of how numerous the thylacine were at the time of first settlement, but conciliator of the Tasmanian Aborigines '... spoke of them as being numerous and that the natives speared plenty.' p. 12; reports that two Aboriginal men took tiger skins to be presented for a bounty payment p. 15; image 'Aboriginal rock painting, in the Pilbara, Western Australia, of what appears to be a thylacine' p. 8
Analysis Indigenous mammals. Rare species: Tasmanian tigers. Tasmania
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [49]-50
Subject Rare animals -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Rare animals -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Rare animals -- Australia.
Genre/Form Sound recordings.
Author Bailey, Garry.
LC no. 82125585
ISBN 090852806X