Thylacine sanctuary to be used by Tasmanian devils?
Maria Island, off Tasmania's east coast, was set aside as a sanctuary in the event Tasmanian tigers might be rediscovered. Professor Hamish McCallum has suggested it might be used for devils instead.
Full article at ABC
Federal Environment Minister, Malcolm Turnbull supports the suggestion.
This transcript of a radio report also quotes 45 as the number of devils which have already been shipped to the mainland for breeding programs.
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