Bondi Vet

Isis Town and Country - - Life -

Satur­day, Ten, 6.30pm

The Tas­ma­nian devil once roamed freely across the Aus­tralian main­land but, prob­a­bly due to the spread of arid land­scape and the dingo, has been ex­tinct for about 400 years. With the Bass Strait keep­ing them safe from roam­ing dogs, the devil once lived in rel­a­tive ease in Tas­ma­nia, but is now listed as en­dan­gered as a dev­as­tat­ing fa­cial dis­ease threat­ens to wipe out the pop­u­la­tion. Much work is be­ing done to help pro­tect re­main­ing devils and tonight, the Aus­tralian Rep­tile Park’s Tim Faulkner vis­its Dr Chris Brown (right) with a baby Tassie devil which has in­jured its leg.

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