Tasmanian Devil

Tasmanain Devil

Although Tasmanian devils are not territorial, they stay within relatively small home ranges and can travel up to 16km a night in search of food.

Although Tasmanian devils are not territorial, they stay within relatively small home ranges. Home ranges can be very large if resources are scarce, however.

They can roam considerable distances, up to 16 kilometers, along well-defined trails in search of food and average 3.2 kilometers, or 2 miles, traveled in a night in search of food.


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

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