Python: Reticulated pythons have been seen swimming in the ocean, which is probably how they originally got to the islands in the Pacific Ocean, where some of them now live.

Wendy Perkins, Staff Writer

Bagging Tasmanian Devils: Can We Save a Misunderstood Creature?

Bagging Tasmanian Devils: Can We Save a Misunderstood Creature?

October 1st, 2014

Ron Swaisgood

Tasmanian devils are bedeviled with a most hideous disease, and conservationists are having a devil of a time dealing with it. It would be funny, the devil jokes, if it wasn’t so sad. This magnificent animal, still best known as a Saturday morning cartoon, is facing a severe threat in the form of devil facial tumor disease (DFTD).

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