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Playful Joeys WL238313

Since the Tasmanian Devil is a marsupial, its young are called joeys, similar to its relatives such as wombats and koalas. A mother gives birth to around 20-40 joeys at a single time, roughly the same size as a grain of rice. However, a mother devil only has four teats to raise her young and so only four survive in one litter. This curious pup is about a year old and it was ticked away in its den with three other siblings.
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Since the Tasmanian Devil is a marsupial, its young are called joeys, similar to its relatives such as wombats and koalas. A mother gives birth to around 20-40 joeys at a single time, roughly the same size as a grain of rice. However, a mother devil only has four teats to raise her young and so only four survive in one litter. This curious pup is about a year old and it was ticked away in its den with three other siblings.