Karijini - Oxer Lookout by Will Ophuis Photos., via Flickr.  Karijini National Park, Pilbara, Australia

Karijini National Park, Western Australia----From Oxer Lookout you get unsurpassed views out over the junction of Weano, Red, Hancock and Joffre gorges. You can see the tiers of banded iron formation that tower over a pool at the bottom of the gorge.

Thylacines in Washington D.C., c. 1906. The thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus, Greek for "dog-headed pouched one") was the largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times. It is commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger (because of its striped back) or the Tasmanian wolf.

The Thylacine. circa Photo taken at Hobart Zoo, Tasmania. Now extinct. The Thylacine (aka Tasmanian Tiger or Tasmanian Wolf) was a carnivorous marsupial. The last one seen was in It is now extinct.

Coastlines of the Ice Age - Sahul / Australia

Coastlines of the Ice Age - Sahul / Australia

Greenstones and the Fortescue Group.  This is one of the world’s best examples of an ‘unconformity’. The surface of the unconformity represents the surface of the Earth 2 800 000 000 years ago. Pilbara, WA.

Greenstones and the Fortescue Group is one of the world’s best examples of an ‘unconformity’. The surface of the unconformity represents the surface of the Earth 2 800 000 000 years ago.

Archaeologists argue that Boodie Cave (Barrow Island, NW Western Australia) was used as an inland hunting shelter between about 50,000 and 30,000 years ago.  This would make the cave the earliest site found relatively close to Australia’s ice age coast so far.  The cave contains one of Australia's longest dietary records.  These animal remains provide us with profound insights into what people were hunting and collecting from initial settlement on wards, and how they adapted to climate…

Peter Veth excavating a rich layer of artefacts at Boodie Cave

Conical stromatolite (view from the top) at the Trendall locality in the Pilbara.  Stromatolites contain a record of the earliest forms of life on Earth. They were first built by microbial communities and during time contributed to the oxygenation of the atmosphere. The oldest stromatolites in Western Australia are found in 3.5 billion-year-old rocks in the Pilbara.

Conical stromatolite (view from the top) at the Trendall locality in the Pilbara.

Ancient Lands - Australia's Kimberley and Pilbara areas have some of the oldest landscapes on the planet.

Ancient Lands - Australia's Kimberley and Pilbara areas have some of the oldest landscapes on the planet.

Oldest evidence of life on land found in 3.48 billion-year-old Australian rocks. Fossils discovered by University of New South Wales (Australia) scientists in 3.48 billion year old hot spring deposits in the Pilbara region of Western Australia have pushed back by 580 million years the earliest known existence of microbial life on land.

Oldest evidence of life on land found in billion-year-old Australian rocks

Refrigerator-size dinosaur footprints are just some of the trackways on Australia’s Dampier Peninsula and make it the most diverse place on Earth for dinosaur footprints, a new study finds.The peninsula includes several footprints that are about 5.5 feet (1.7 meters) long, making them among the largest known dinosaur footprints in the world, the researchers said. These prints likely belonged to a sauropod, a long-necked, long-tailed, herbivorous dinosaur.

The world& biggest dinosaur footprint has been discovered in northwestern Australia, measuring at nearly 5 feet 9 inches meters), the lead author of a study said.

Banded iron formations Karijini National Park, Western Australia. The layers of reddish iron show the presence of oxygen, which bonded with the iron to form a rust-like iron oxide. These formations date most commonly from the period of 2.4 to 1.9 billion years ago, after the Great Oxidation Event.

The rock above is a billion-year-old banded iron formation from Australia that contains high concentrations of chromium, which scientists believe is evidence of a pivotal change in the Earth's atmosphere: the arrival of oxygen.


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The thylacine was the largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times. It is commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger or the Tasmanian wolf.The last known Tasmanian Tiger photographed in The species is now extinct.

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Thylacine family at Beaumaris Zoo, Hobart, 1910 Beautiful photo of the now sadly extinct Thylacine (aka Tasmanian Tiger). Picture shows the family of Thylache at Beaumaris Zoo in Hobart, Source:.

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The only photo of a living Quagga, London Zoo, 1870. The species became extinct in 1878

The only Quagga ever photographed alive. 28 yr old mare, London, Regent's Park ZOO. Quagga (Equus quagga quagga) is an extinct sub-species of zebra.

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Scientists confirm limited genetic diversity in the extinct Tasmanian tiger

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Last known Thylacine - Tasmanian Tiger dies  On this day …….. 7th September 1936 The Thylacine, more commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, was a large carnivorous marsupial. Now believed to be extinct, the thylacine was coloured yellow-brown to grey, with dark stripes across its back from shoulders to tail. Limited to Tasmania in recent times, the discovery of fossils in mainland […]

"On Sept. the death of the last officially recorded Thylacine occurred at Hobart Zoo in Tasmania. A carnivorous marsupial, the Thylacine was also known as the Tasmanian tiger or Tasmanian wolf.

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Photo of living tasmanian tiger. already extinct. see more on my board 'animals extinct or going extinct'. is it cool to kill animals

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