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Answered 2011-12-30 05:53:15

Tasmanian devils are nocturnal hunters. This means they hunt or scavenge at night.

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Are Tasmanian devils producers or consumers?

Tasmanian devils are consumers because they do not produce their own food.

Why do Tasmanian devils scream?

Tasmanian devils scream and growl when they are fighting with another Tasmanian devil over food or territory.

What do Tasmanian Devils do at night?

Tasmanian devils are nocturnal, so night time is when they hunt and scavenge for food.

How do Tasmanian devils capture their food?

Tasmanian Devils are not known for their hunting prowess. Due to their lack of speed and small size, Tasmanian Devils are prone to eating the carcasses of rodents and livestock.

Do Tasmanian tigers eat Tasmanian devils?

Tasmanian tigers, more correctly known as Thylacines, do not eat Tasmanian devils. Thylacines are extinct. Prior to the Thylacine's extinction, the two species were both at the top of the food chain, and Thylacines did not eat Tasmanian devils then, either.

Can Tasmanian devils get into fights with quolls?

Tasmanian devils will get into fights with anything that comes between them and their food. Quolls, also carnivorous marsupials, are slightly smaller than Tasmanian devils, and more likely to back out of a fight.

Do Tasmanian devils migerate?

Tasmanian devils do NOT migerate!

Are Tasmanian devils placental?

No. Tasmanian devils are marsupials.

Are Tasmanian devils bigger than dingoes?

No. Dingoes are larger than Tasmanian devils. When the Aborigines brought dingoes to Australia, the presence of this bigger competitor for food led to the wiping out of Tasmanian devils on the Australian mainland. Tasmanian devils still exist in Tasmania because the dingo never made it there.

Do Tasmanian devils breed?

Of course Tasmanian devils breed. If they didn't, there would be no Tasmanian devils left today. Tasmanian devils are mammals, which are vertebrates. All vertebrates breed.

When does a Tasmanian devil eat?

Tasmanian devils are nocturnal eaters, hunting and scavenging for food at night.

Why do dingoes eat Tasmanian Devils?

Dingoes do not eat Tasmanian devils. There are no dingoes on the Australian island of Tasmania, and there are no Tasmanian devils remaining on the Australian mainland. When the two species co-existed on the mainland, scientists do not believe that dingoes took on Tasmanian devils as predator to prey, but that the two species were competitors for food.

How do Tasmanian devils play?

Tasmanian devils really aren't the playful sort. They are more interested in scavenging for food, defending their territory and avoiding people.

Which animal is the Tasmanian-devil look like?

There is no animal which is a look-alike for the Tasmanian devil. Tasmanian devils are quite unique in structure and appearance.

Can Tasmanian devils climb trees?

Yes and no, young Tasmanian devils can climb trees and do so because they can smell for food better. Adult T-devils cannot climb trees.

Do Tasmanian devils get along with other Tasmanian devils?

Tasmanian devils are solitary creatures and do not socialise with others of their species except for the purpose of reproduction. They are very territorial, however, and will fight over food. One of the reasons the Devil Facial Tumour Disease is such a problem is that it is transmitted by the Tasmanian devils biting each other.

What is a group of Tasmanian devils called?

There is no specific collective term for a group of Tasmanian devils. Tasmanian devils are solitary animals. At most, an area where numerous Tasmanian devils live is called a colony.

Do Tasmanian devils hunt in packs?

No. Tasmanian devils tend to be solitary hunters, although they may feed with other Tasmanian devils.

Do people eat Tasmanian devils?

No. People do not eat Tasmanian devils.

Are Tasmanian devils amphibians or marsupials?

Tasmanian devils are marsupials of Australia.

Do Tasmanian devils live together?

No. Tasmanian devils are solitary creatures.

Why do Tasmanian devils attack humans?

Tasmanian devils do not attack humans.

What eats Tasmanian devils?

The only things that might regard Devils as a food source would be introduced species such as dogs and foxes, and then, only juvenile Devils. The Tasmanian Devil has no natural predators.

What sort of personality does the Tasmanian devil have?

Tasmanian devils are shy and reclusive, but aggressive when fighting over food.

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