The documents include eight reported sightings of the carnivore, also known as a thylacine, from 2016 -2019. Thylacine Research Unit - Sighting Reports - As featured on Animal Planet's Hunt for the Tasmanian Tiger, TRU is a Group of Researchers, Scientists and Naturalists who have embarked on a quest to prove the continued existence of the Thylacine or Tasmanian Tiger. The image he posted online has sparked rumours it could be a Tasmanian tiger; ... 2019 | Updated : 23:05 EST, 6 ... provided that the Tasmanian Tiger is alive. The Tasmanian tiger is thought to have gone extinct in 1936, but mysterious sightings suggest the creature might still be out there Aylin Woodward 2019-11-16T13:11:00Z Published Oct 16, 2019 3:32:15 PM (CNN) â The Tasmanian tiger, a large striped carnivore, is ... "People are reporting sightings of the Tasmanian tiger, thought to be extinct." The accounts vary from encounters lasting a â¦ Latest Tasmanian tiger sightings In 2005, two German tourists to Tasmania, Klaus Emmerichs and Birgit Jansen claimed to have taken pictures of a live Tasmanian tiger. Rumors of the mysterious creatureâs continued presence have swirled in the decades since its extinction, including most recently, in October last year, when a Tasmanian government document detailed eight separate alleged thylacine âsightingsâ between September 2016 and September 2019. According to Groves, he managed to take out his cell phone to snap a picture of the creature, which some are saying is a â¦ A large marsupial known as a Tasmanian tiger has allegedly been spotted several times in Australia over the last three years -- more than 80 years after the striped animal was declared extinct. Australian farmer Peter Groves said he was out walking near Clifton Springs in Victoria, Australia on January 4th when he encountered an unusual quadruped. Sightings of the Tasmanian tiger, a large carnivorous marsupial thought to be extinct since 1936, have been reported as recently as three months ago. But in 1986, the tasmanian tiger was declared extinct by the government of Tasmania, after no âconfirmedâ sightings for 50 yearsâ¦ until now. ... 10/17/2019. Two sightings of the animal were reported in November 2018. In a press release from the Tasmania Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, eight sightings of the thylacine have been reported since 2016, with two in 2019 alone.