Tasmanian Devil

The nocturnal Tasmanian Devil is the largest living carnivorous marsupial. The size of a small dog, it has a stocky body and a large, broad head.
Region: Australia
Scientific name: Sarcophilus harrisii

Scientific Classification

Species class: Mammalia
Genus: Sarcophilus
Order:  Dasyuromorphia
Phylum:  Chordata
Species: Harrisii

Conservation Status

Population Trend Decreasing
Year Assessed 2008
Source www.iucnredlist.org

See this animal at

Taronga Zoo