Diet Despite its formidable reputation, most of the diet comprises carrion. Adult devils will tackle anything as large as a small wallaby but they are by no means an agile or speedy hunter.
Physical DescriptionSize, Weight, Length The male Tasmanian devil will attain a total length of around 90cm including the tail and weigh over 8kg. A distinctive black, or very dark brown, with a white band across the chest. Females rarely exceed 80cm in length and 6kg in weight. The head is dog-like and the ears are large and pinkish-red in colour.
Breeding Info Tasmanian devils are sexually mature at the age of two years. Their mating period is within the months of March and April. The mother gives birth to two to four young, which attach to the teats in her pouch.
Special Behaviors or UniqueAnatomical features The Tasmanian devil is solitary but not territorial, with a home range of up to 20 square kilometres in size that may overlap with the ranges of several others. Several adults may congregateat a carcass and feed together,although much squabbling andgrowling usually takes place.
Weird Info The Tasmanian Devil is also called the Native Devil. They have bad eye sight and walk rather clumsily. They see in black and white.