Historical Account #13: Marsupial Tigers in the North.

“Mr May claims that he has seen no less than three marsupial tigers killed on the Tableland,”

Cairns Post – QLD – 3rd July 1923

The following article provides further information on the existence of the Marsupial Tiger in North Queensland, which descriptions provided for the animal which distinguish it from the Quoll. Sited in Millaa Millaa, Kairi and Kulara which is now covered by Tinaroo Dam.

Cairns Post – QLD – 3rd July 1923 (Source: trove.nla.gov.au)
Location of Marsupial Tiger kills on Atherton Tableland – QLD (Source: OpenStreetMaps.org)

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