Tasmanian Devil

Tasmanian Devil

Tasmanian devils usually amble slowly with a characteristic gait but can gallop quickly with both hind feet together.

Tasmanian devils usually amble slowly with a characteristic gait but can gallop quickly with both hind feet together. They tend to forage with a slow, lumbering manner using their sense of smell to find food at night.

Young Tasmanian devils are more agile, however, and can climb trees.


Image | © John, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Sources | (Fahey & Kinder, 2001; Nowak, 1999; Save the Tasmanian Devil Program, April 2018,November 2018)

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