Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary Welcomes Newborn Trio of Tasmanian Devils | Examiner


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Taking their first steps outdoors as they begin to pull away from their mother and explore, three new Tasmanian Devils at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary melt hearts. The joeys are now five and a half months old and have yet to be named, but have started dating their mother, Mowunna, and soaking up the sun at Mole Creek Sanctuary. With the new additions, Trowunna now has a healthy population of 43 devils. READ MORE: JackJumpers Appoints First-Ever NBL President. always an exciting time during the breeding season – which was usually between February and May. He said herding devils at the Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary was a rewarding and vital part of their job. “This is to ensure the best possible results and success for the joeys.” Trowunna has a long history of success in herding Tasmanian devils, and the newest arrivals are the park‘s 21st generation. The Save the Devil program is funded by the Government of Tasmania and Australasian Zoos and Aquariums, and is committed to responding to the Devil’s threat of extinction. READ MORE: Hodgetts shot down in Paralympic controversy “Without this support the devils would be in a rather interesting position,” Mifsud said. He also highlighted the popularity of Devils, with people especially enjoying the news of Devils Joe’s. “It helps keep people up to date with our breeding as they are an icon of Tasmania,” he said. The Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary is open every day except Christmas Day. Our reporters work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:



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