It was a very cold night on September 7 1936 in Hobart, the night that Benjamin died. Threatened Species Day was founded to remember Benjamin and those like him. Benjamin was the last captive Tasmanian Tiger, and his death marked the end of his species. National Threatened Species Day is held every year around Australia to remember Benjamin and to try to prevent the same thing happening to other Australian species. Read more at http://www.abc.net.au/tasmania/stories/s2026235.htm
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Map from Hobart Airport and Mona to Mount Wellington, things to do and places to stay in Hobart and suburbs
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