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Answered 2011-02-14 01:11:29

Tasmanian devils don't interact with other species much except the ones that they hunt, which of course, they hunt and kill for food.

They are solitary, so they don't regularly interact with each other.

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Are Tasmanian devils territorial?

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Do Tasmanian devils hurt or help humans?

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Do Tasmanian devils get along with other Tasmanian devils?

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Is poaching killing Tasmanian Devils?

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What have humans done to the Tasmanian devil's habitat?

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Does the Tasmanian devil mate for life?

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How do Tasmanian Devils hunt?

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