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Motorists urged to slow down and drive carefully on Forestier Peninsula following devil deaths

Motorists are being urged to slow down in wildlife hot spot areas following the deaths of two Tasmanian devils that were released last week as part of the re-wilding project on the Forestier Peninsula.
Last published: 25/11/2015

Devils free-ranging on Forestier

Thirty-nine little Tasmanian devils are scampering about the Forestier Peninsula on day one of their mission to re-establish a healthy population of devils in the state’s south-east.
Last published: 19/11/2015

Forestier Peninsula poised for devil release

Tonight marks another milestone in the mission to rescue the Tasmanian Devil with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program releasing 39 healthy devils on the Forestier Peninsula in the state's south east.
Last published: 18/11/2015

Peninsula havens provide natural barriers to devil disease

Forty healthy Tasmanian devils are about to be released on Forestier Peninsula to re-establish a wild population of devils free of the deadly facial tumour disease in the state’s south east.
Last published: 06/11/2015

Narawntapu National Park post-release monitoring update

The first full-monitoring trip to check on recently released Tasmanian devils in Narawntapu National Park (NNP) has been completed. In an encouraging result, STDP staff trapped six (6) of the release animals. All were healthy and some had put on weight.
Last published: 30/10/2015

Signs to watch out for wildlife

The West Tamar Council, Latrobe Council and the Parks and Wildlife Service have joined forces to support of the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program by erecting new road signs to remind drivers that endangered Tasmanian devils may be around.
Last published: 14/10/2015

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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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