|This area of
the museum discusses several major ongoing thylacine research projects.
"The International Thylacine Specimen
Database" is a presentation detailing a major cooperative effort between
museums and universities worldwide to produce the first comprehensive database
of all known thylacine specimen material.
"The Thylacine Genome Project" examines
efforts to recover the complete genome of the thylacine from preserved
"The Thylacine Cloning Project"
explores the possibility of cloning the thylacine using genetic material
obtained from preserved tissues.