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Lush spring and broad diet keeps release devils thriving at Stony Head

Tasmanian devils released into the wild in spring are faring well, have put on weight and appear to be loving life in and around the coastal military reserve at Stony Head in the state’s north.
Last published: 24/11/2016

Actress Bonnie Sveen announced as Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal ambassador

Tasmanian-born actress Bonnie Sveen has been announced today as an ambassador for the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal, which raises funds to tackle the deadly Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD).
Last published: 03/11/2016

Immune response linked to natural DFTD recovery in a small number of wild Tasmanian devils

Funds raised by the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal have supported research that has seen evidence for the first time that some Tasmanian devils are capable of naturally recovering from the deadly Devil Facial Tumour Disease.
Last published: 21/10/2016

GPS collars providing new insights into the movements of translocated Tasmanian devils in the wild

Recently released Tasmanian devils fitted with GPS satellite linked collars have allowed the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) to follow their journey like never before as they settle into their new environment.
Last published: 05/10/2016

Combining traditional trapping with satellite data to track devils at Stony Head

In the midst of the wet and wild weather across Tasmania’s north-east coast, a team of trappers working with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program is monitoring the welfare of the devils recently released into the wild.
Last published: 30/09/2016

Stony Head Two-Week Post Release Update

For the past two weeks, the eyes of the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program’s (STDP) resident data mapper have been firmly focussed on a 15 kilometre radius in the state’s north-east.
Last published: 15/09/2016

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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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