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Cedric the Tasmanian devil dies of Devil Facial Tumour Disease - Genomics Aotearoa

Peter Dearden Sep 08, 2010

Tamsin Jones, Laboratory for Evolution and Development Last week a Tasmanian devil named Cedric passed away. He was 6 years old, which is the average lifespan of a Tasmanian devil; however, his death was reported internationally. Why? His cause of death was the devil facial tumour disease, a nasty transmissible cancer that has caused the rapid decline of … Read More