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Curse of the Tasmanian Devil

Curse of the Tasmanian Devil
In 2001, biologists in Australia's island state of Tasmania found that the iconic Tasmanian devil was afflicted with a new, fatal kind of cancer. As the disease spread the Tasmanian devil population numbers fell alarmingly, the government launched a "Save the devil" campaign to investigate the cause of the disease and prevent this unique species from becoming extinct. NGC documents the investigation and the findings that turned the scientific world on its head in Curse of the Tasmanian Devil.