About the Devil

All photos taken, and provided to the DIDF, by Ashlea Schott

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  • Historical Threats

  • Devil Facial Tumour Disease

  • Other General Threats

Devil Ecology

  1. Species & Distribution
    – Common and Scientific Names
    – Origin
    – Current Distribution and Habitat

  2. Diet and Behaviour

  3. Reproduction and Lifespan
    – Mating Behaviour -> including oestrus cycle and mate guarding
    – Devil Young
    – Development
    – Lifespan

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References

http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/wildlife-management/animals-of-tasmania/mammals/carnivorous-marsupials-and-bandicoots/tasmanian-devil

Hawkins, C.E., McCallum, H., Mooney, N., Jones, M. & Holdsworth, M. 2008. Sarcophilus harrisii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 May 2015.

Jackson, S. (2003) Australian mammals, biology and captive management. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood Australia. ISBN: 978 064 3095 076.

Owen, D. & Pemberton, D. (2005). Tasmanian devil: a unique and threatened animal. London: Natural History Museum.

http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/?base=387

Scandizzo, V. & Coupland, C. (2006) Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii. A husbandry manual submitted to the Western Sydney Institute of TAFE in partial fulfilment of the conditions of application for the Certificate III in Captive Animals. Western Sydney of TAFE, Richmond.

http://www.tassiedevil.com.au/tasdevil.nsf