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Ghost of the Tasmanian Tiger: Scientists Investigate 2 recent sightings in north queensland

“Benjamin,” the last known thylacine, died at Hobart’s Beaumaris Zoo in 1936. Credit: Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Is Australia’s extinct thylacine — a striped, dog-like marsupial commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger — not extinct after all? Recent alleged thylacine sightings convinced scientists at James Cook University in Australia to investigate whether the species is …

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This is the joyous moment Ellie is told she’s finally going to Disneyworld thanks to Make a Wish

The four-year-old Dublin girl who has a tumour wrapped around her spinal cord was thrilled to discover she would be travelling to Paris with her mum and dad thanks to the organisation, which grants the wishes of Irish children batting life-threatening illnesses. Ellie, from Tallaght, was diagnosed with Grade 2 Pilcytic Astrocytoma in 2014, a …

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