Sunday, April 30, 2006

Tasmanian Devils prone to face cancer

The classic animal - unlike the WB Taz cartoon - is very mortal. They do have a flash temper, and often lash out and claw other TD's. The scratches are transmitting some new virus, however, since face cancer is spreading among the beasts rapidly and hideously. It was first noticed int he 1990's and is getting more prevalent.

p. 67, February 24, 2006 in Science News.

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