About the Devil

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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

About the Devils In Danger Foundation Inc.

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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.