Globally Endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Sarcophilus harrisii
    • Sarcophilus harrisi
    • Sarcophilus harrissii
  • English
    • Tasmanian Devil
  • French
    • Diable De Tasmanie

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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coletteh

Date

October 10, 2015 12:04 AM AEDT

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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rappman

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March 21, 2016 01:31 PM PDT

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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julesrosik

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March 23, 2016 12:10 PM PDT

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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herab2016

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February 7, 2016 02:56 PM PST

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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sea-kangaroo

Date

February 13, 2016 10:47 PM AEDT

Description

Right before Waldheim. Young, small one running flat out, across the road and up the hill into the bushes.

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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givernykate

Date

August 3, 2015

Description

Tasmanian Devil at Auckland Zoo

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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leslie_flint

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October 1, 2007

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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ctnash

Date

January 27, 1992 10:28 AM AEDT

Description

A young animal seen climbing a tree. It was probably startled by me as I walked past while bushwalking. Photograph taken.

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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wendy5

Date

February 14, 2014

Description

I was so sad to find this Tasmanian Devil dead by the road. There aren't many left of this nocturnal, carnivorous marsupial, and they are suffering from a facial cancer that is killing many more. We saw three in captivity in a nature park in Bicheno.

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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crystal_kelehear

Date

December 4, 2012

Description

I saw this juvenile Tasmanian Devil beside the road leading into Narawntapu National Park. It ran up a tree!

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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michael_pennay

Date

July 23, 2003

Description

Subfossil lower jaw found in cave

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Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

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sea-kangaroo

Date

February 17, 2009

Description

My photo was only a dark blur, but I did get a great look at it as it stood right in the middle of the spotlight in the road in front of the bus. The only one we saw.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) is a carnivorous marsupial of the family Dasyuridae, now found in the wild only on the Australian island state of Tasmania. The size of a small dog, it became the largest carnivorous marsupial in the world following the extinction of the thylacine in 1936. It is characterised by its stocky and muscular build, black fur, pungent odour, extremely loud and disturbing screech, keen sense of smell, and ferocity when feeding. The...

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