Why is the thylacine species in danger?
The Thylacine species is beyond being in danger: it is extinct.
The Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian tiger, was hunted to extinction because it was perceived as a possible threat to livestock in Tasmania following European settlement. The last known Tasmanian Tiger died in the Hobart Zoo in 1936.
The introduction of dogs is not a major reason for the extinction of the Thylacine. When a bounty was placed on the Thylacine for fear it might be a sheep-killer and a danger to other livestock, men would have taken their dogs with them to help hunt down the Thylacine. Without the aid of dogs, it is unlikely this elusive creature would have been found by the Europeans, who were (and are) clumsy hunters when…