Monday, November 17, 2008

The Devil's Cancer

The Tasmanian devil population is being ravaged by a fearsome cancer. Over the past 12 years, the devil population has been decimated, down two-thirds to only 50,000. But now a new inoculation initiative offers hope to save the devil.

(image credit: Cedric, the saved Tasmanian devil, G.M. Woods, nytimes.com)