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According to an assessment made in 2008, when the Tasmanian devil was put on the red list of endangered species, there are about 10,000 to 25,000 mature Tasmanian devils left in the wild. All Tasmanian devils not in capt... More »

Wild Tasmanian devils live in the island state of Tasmania in Australia mainly in forests and coastal scrub lands. Due to a deadly outbreak called devil factor tumor disease, Tasmanian devils are endangered. In order to ... More »

Tasmanian devils are typically born in litters of two or three after a gestation of 21 days and continue development in the mother's pouch while nursing for an additional four months. They are weaned between five and six... More »

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Wild Tasmanian devils live in the island state of Tasmania in Australia mainly in forests and coastal scrub lands. Due to a deadly outbreak called devil factor tumor disease, Tasmanian devils are endangered. In order to ... More »

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