I Believe in Tigers! by samedog

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Well what can I say – I do believe some days, and other days I just hope. The Tasmanian Tiger and his mates the Devils are fast becoming favourite subjects for me. It’s hard to resist creatures that have such a compelling back story – mystery, possible extinction, all contained in one little island biosphere.

The Dog slaves away as a drawer of things so he can keep living his dream of working in a call centre.

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  • Wendy  Slee
    Wendy Sleeover 6 years ago

    Favourite subject for me too! I LOVE your artwork of these elusive but amazing creatures! Bravo!!!

  • Thanks Wendy. ABC Radio in Hobart had a programme devoted to Tiger Tales this morning – was great to hear stories from some of the old timers. Many of them used to refer to the Thylacine as hyenas apparently which I’ve never heard before today.

    – samedog

  • Richard  Willett
    Richard Willettover 6 years ago


  • Thanks widged, glad you like him.

    – samedog

  • yanmos
    yanmosover 6 years ago


  • Cheers yanmos!

    – samedog

  • Carlos Teófilo
    Carlos Teófiloover 6 years ago

    Magnific work.

  • Thanks Carlos, appreciate the favourite as well.

    – samedog

  • Wendy  Slee
    Wendy Sleeover 6 years ago

    that is so interesting! The wierd thing is – they DO resemble hyenas, or maybe African hunting dogs, in their body shape……. especially when seen from a distance. Did you ever see an ABC program called Landline which aired on TV several years ago..they showed footage of Tandau station and this “creature of the desert” wandering into a watering hole. We fell apart laughing with shock and surprise as they had unwittingly filmed a thylacine and had no idea of it. Naturally, once something got said, the film has disappeared……and no one can get a copy of it! but the creature that walked blatantly across the screen was very much like an african hunting dog or hyena……lol….only we know better!!!

  • No, didn’t see that episode of Landline, but very intriguing…

    I want to do some more research on the TT for various reasons, hoping to make some time to do that in 09.

    – samedog

  • fixtape
    fixtapeover 6 years ago

    Cool! :)

  • Cheers ft!

    – samedog

  • pigeonboy
    pigeonboyover 6 years ago


  • Could be my first ever rad pb! Ta mate.

    – samedog

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorover 6 years ago

    he’s gorgeous beautiful clean design

  • He’s already one of my favs Karin, some of em just sneak into your heart a bit don’t they?

    – samedog

  • Wendy  Slee
    Wendy Sleeover 6 years ago

    seems to me, you need to find officials who are prepared to talk “unofficially” as there are always two different stories.
    Good luck…

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