Cancer Spreads To Tasmanian Devil’s Last Refuge

Canberra Times2011-11-08:                      THE fatal Tasmanian devil cancer has reached the marsupial’s last great stronghold in the island’s north-west, fuelling a dispute about the region’s Tarkine wilderness. A young male trapped by wildlife researchers in plantation forests near Burnie is believed to have contracted devil facial tumour disease, adding to two earlier confirmed cases in the same area. The…                     more »

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~ by narhvalur on November 9, 2011.

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