Giraffe: Some zoologists think that the giraffe's pattern is for camouflage. Many people have reported mistaking a giraffe for an old dead tree. When the tree walked away, they realized that it was a giraffe.

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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