The research could be a game-changer in the fight to save the devils.
An international study carried out over six years might spark new hope for Tasmanian devils threatened by the contagious devil facial tumour disease.
I’d expect nothing less from the Tasmanian devils.
Watch out, bugs, the devil’s out for ya!
When all hope was thought to be lost, selection came to the rescue.
In the Tasmanian Devil Ark, is the largest conservation breeding program for the Tasmanian devil, and a much needed one, considering how their numbers are continuing to plummet dramatically. A desperate fight Tasmanian devils are having the fight of their lives against Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD), a transmissible cancer – the worst kind of diseases, and so far, they
The little carnivorous animal has suffered one of the steepest population declines ever to be documented. In just 15 years, it went from being a common animal to the brink of extinction; and the cause is an unusual one: an infectious tumor. “Devil facial tumor disease has been a devastating, ongoing problem,” said Menna Jones professor of zoology at the