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Australia | Bid to reestablish Tasmanian devils on mainland boosted by birth of 7 joeys in PA

MELBOURNE, Australia — Pink, hairless, deaf and blind, the roughly month-old joeys were but the size of a shelled peanut.


Yet they were a momentous discovery for the conservationists who had set off across a dense eucalyptus forest in the dawn mist in hopes of finding them. About 3,000 years after Tasmanian devils were wiped out on the Australian mainland, seven babies were born earlier this month on the continent in their natural terrain.


https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/27/world/australia/tasmanian-devils.html

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