Endangered species: Time to raise the devil

@article{Dennis2006EndangeredST,
  title={Endangered species: Time to raise the devil},
  author={C. Dennis},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={439},
  pages={530-530}
}
  • C. Dennis
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature
A horrible facial cancer is decimating the Tasmanian devil population. But researchers in Australia think they have found a way to save the species. Carina Dennis reports.Facing extinction?The Tasmanian devil, the largest surviving carnivorous marsupial, was hunted to extinction on the Australian mainland. Now it could be wiped out in Tasmania too. The big threat is the fatal devil facial-tumour disease. Remarkably, and unlike other malignancies, the tumours in every affected animal carry… Expand
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