Tasmanian Fox Hoax or Fraud

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Subject: Tasmanian Fox Hoax or Fraud
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2015 15:14:28 +1100
Martin Butterfield asked me privately about general availability of 
the papers, some are behind paywalls with only abstracts.
As others might be interested I've listed them below.

The "review" group (Marks et al) have most of their papers here:

The focus of much of their criticism was this 2012  paper from Sarre et
al, suggesting foxes were widespread in Tasmania:

More recent papers from Sarre et al.  responding/relevant to
criticism of their work:

This is also worth a read:

FWIW it loooks to me if Marks et al (the review group)  were incorrect
in at least some of their  criticisms.   But given the absence of 2011
fox observations its (thankfully) looking like Sarre et al. were also
incorrect in suggesting foxes were widespread in 2012. 


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