Tasmanian Devils

Why did Tasmanians trap all the Tasmanian Devils?

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2008-10-18 04:29:37

The Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) was hunted almost to

extinction due to its threat to livestock such as sheep and

poultry. They were protected by law before it was too late in June

1941 from where their numbers recovered sufficiently for them to be

classified as "secure".


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