Tasmanian Devil

Tasmanian Devil

Some animals bred in captivity often lack the skills needed to survive in the wild but the Tasmanian devil is showing it's a natural born killer, writes Tracey Rogers.

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Bold solutions are required to save Australia's native mammals, write Daniel Hunter and Mike Letnic. 

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Returning the Tasmanian devil to mainland habitats where dingoes have been culled will improve biodiversity outcomes, UNSW researchers say.  

Devil inside

Researchers have made a genetic blueprint of the Tasmanian Devil genome which may help answer questions about adult and childhood cancer.