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Playful Joeys WL238313

Did you know that the Tasmanian Devil is a marsupial? This means that its young is called joeys, just like wombats and koalas. A mother devil can give birth to around 20-40 joeys at once, which are roughly the same size as a grain of rice. However, the mother devil only has four teats to nurse her young, so only four joeys typically survive in one litter. This is a curious Tasmanian Devil pup who was about a year old and tucked away in its den with three other siblings.
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Did you know that the Tasmanian Devil is a marsupial? This means that its young is called joeys, just like wombats and koalas. A mother devil can give birth to around 20-40 joeys at once, which are roughly the same size as a grain of rice. However, the mother devil only has four teats to nurse her young, so only four joeys typically survive in one litter. This is a curious Tasmanian Devil pup who was about a year old and tucked away in its den with three other siblings.