Does the Tasmanian Tiger still roam the island state, parts of the Australian explore the evidence for and against the continuing existence of Thylacinus. Using preserved Tasmanian tigers, Australian scientists did 3D scans voanews . Katy Lawler, Emily Ronis, and Joelle Bailey They exist today only in painti. On September 7, , the last captive Tasmanian tiger dies alone and neglected in a Hobart zoo. Since then Did the entire species vanish forever on that bleak night? No one can prove the tiger still exists, but could a determined searcher.