Tag: devil facial tumor disease

December 17, 2020

Deadly cancer less of a threat to Tasmanian devils

A highly contagious face cancer was expected to devastate Tasmanian devil populations, but a new analysis paints a brighter picture. Researchers have found that the deadly disease has become less...

March 14, 2018

Tasmanian devils decimated by face cancer

In 1996, a wildlife photographer in northeastern Tasmania snapped the first records of Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) with lesions marring their faces. Researchers recently found that since then devil facial...