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Tasmanian Devil Population Hit by Deadly Tumors

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Tasmanian Devil Population Hit by Deadly Tumors

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Tasmanian Devil Population Hit by Deadly Tumors

Tasmanian Devil Population Hit by Deadly Tumors

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Tasmanian devils, the world's largest carnivorous marsupial, are dying of facial tumors at an alarming rate. As the population plummets, researchers and conservationists are frantically trying to save the animals. John Hamilton, founder and director of the Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park in Tasmania, talks with Alex Chadwick.

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