Tasmania hopes foreign zoo breeding program will help save devils

Guardian: About 20 Tasmanian devils will be sent to overseas zoos in an ambitious escalation of the battle against a deadly facial tumour disease that has ravaged the marsupials. The Tasmanian government has launched a pilot project that will see up to three zoos in New Zealand and two in the US take about 20 devils to be exhibited to visitors. Should the project prove successful, up to 100 devils will be dispersed to zoos across Europe, North America and Japan. The move follows the recent breeding......

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