The search for the thylacine in North Queensland

It's over 80 years since the last known Thylacine, or Tasmanian Tiger, died. But many still hold out hope that the marsupial species is not extinct. Those hopes have been slightly boosted since the recent announcement of a study investigating sightings of thylacines in far north Qld.

4ZZZ reporter Andy Paine spoke to Sandra Abell from James Cook University about the study. Archive sound courtesy of the State Library of Tasmania.