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Wild Devil Recovery Trial – Stony Head

Stony Head in the state's north-east will become the latest site to be involved in the Wild Devil Recovery (WDR) project. Wild Devil Recovery is a trial to look at release techniques, vaccination efficacy to boost immunity to DFTD and test the impact on resident devil populations. This is the second WDR trial in Tasmania - the first was at Narawntapu National Park (NNP) in September last year.
Last published: 27/07/2016

Devil Appeal welcomes new sponsorship agreement with AAT Kings

An Australian tour company has partnered with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal to assist vaccine research that may ultimately protect Tasmania's iconic devils from the fatal Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD).
Last published: 01/07/2016

Tama zoo welcomes two Tasmanian devils

On Saturday 11 June, Tama Zoological Park, based just outside Tokyo, Japan, welcomed two Tasmanian devils as part of the Tasmanian Devil Ambassador Program (TDAP).
Last published: 15/06/2016

STDP 2015 Annual Report

The 2015 STDP Annual Report is now available.
Last published: 09/06/2016

What the devil? Pouched young brings joy to the Forestier Peninsula

Monitoring shows signs that some of the newest Tassie devil residents on the Forestier Peninsula are starting to settle down.
Last published: 30/05/2016

Maria Island Update

The introduction of devils to Maria Island in 2012 has been so successful, devils are now being translocated from the island to the Tasmanian mainland.
Last published: 30/05/2016

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Who we are. The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program is the official response to the threat to the survival of the Tasmanian devil. The Program is an initiative of the Australian and Tasmanian governments in partnership with the University of Tasmania.

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