Mysterious Tasmanian Devil

Mysterious Tasmanian Devil


Tasmanian Devils are the largest carnivorous marsupials in the world today. Devils once occurred on mainland Australia, but have been confined to Tasmania since pre-European times. He is characterized by their black fur and the offensive odour the Tasmanian devil secretes when stressed. The Tasmanian devil is also known to making a horrible, loud screeching sound when the Tasmanian devil is distressed or feels threatened. Devils are not dangerous. They do not attack people, although they will defend themselves if they\’re attacked or trapped.

Type of Animal: Mammal
Diet: Carnivore
Average lifespan: Up to 5 years
Size: 51 to 79cm (20 to 31 in)
Weight: 4 to 12 kg (9 to 26 lbs)

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