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Devil deaths spark renewed plea for drivers to slow down

The death of two more Tasmanian devils has again prompted pleas to motorists to slow down between dusk and dawn and be aware of wildlife around Tasmanian roadways.
Last published: 05/10/2015

Roadkill death of two devils recently released at Narawntapu

Drivers are being urged to slow down and be aware of wildlife around roadways after the death of two Tasmanian devils recently released at Narawntapu National Park (NNP).
Last published: 30/09/2015

Narawntapu National Park Tasmanian Devil Translocation September 2015

As part of the Wild Devil Recovery Project, 20 Tasmanian devils have been released into Narawntapu National Park in northern Tasmania.
Last published: 25/09/2015

Maria Island Devil Translocation Project Update July 2015

The establishment phase of the Maria Island Devil Translocation Project has been successfully completed with 28 devils released over two years and evidence that the introduced population has bred successfully over the 2013 and 2014 breeding seasons. The focus is now on monitoring the devils, along with the potential impacts of the expanding population on other native species and the Island's ecology.
Last published: 02/09/2015

The Devil made me do it - Presentation by Professor Greg Woods, 1 September 2015

A unique opportunity to hear lead devil researcher Professor Greg Woods speak about his life and work on Tuesday 1 September 2015.
Last published: 19/08/2015

Cressy Quarantine Facility

Work has commenced on the construction of a quarantine facility at the Cressy Intensive Management Facility for Tasmanian Devils. The new biosecure quarantine area comprises 14 animal pens able to house devils of an unknown health status without impacting on the healthy captive population in the existing facility, from which it will operate independently.
Last published: 23/07/2015

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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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