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Cancer forces island move for Tasmanian devils

January 25, 2010

“The endangered animals, which are known for their wild temperament, will be shipped to islands off Tasmania to create a back-up group in case the population on the main island fails. About 70 per cent have died from the disease, which is spread through biting when the animals fight.”

A cancer that is contagious?  That’s a first, isn’t it? God help the human race if we develop one.

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