Tasmanian Devil Added to State's Endangered Species List

By Tatiana Guertin on
The Australian southern island state of Tasmania will place the Tasmanian devil on the endangered species list. The status of the world's largest marsupial carnivore will be changed from vulnerable to endangered in two days.The population of the devil is decreasing, not because their habitat is shrinking, or as a result of hunting, but because of a fast-spreading head tumor.The cancer affects the animal's face, and is passed from one animal to another by biting, according to researchers. The...Read Full Story