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An online interactive knowledge test about the Tasmanian Devil. Scores answers with the option of correcting if a mistake was made. Simple true - false quiz which can be played alone or with a friend. Ideal for comprehension testing and reinforcing what was learned.... back to aussie animals main page

tasmanian devil


tasmanian devil

The Tasmanian devil has a ....... appearance. They have a strong thick neck and a massive, powerful jaw that can easily bite through the leg bone of a kangaroo. They hunt small wallabies, rat kangaroos, lizards, frogs and birds, eating the whole animal, bones and all. They consume all kinds of meat and frequently scavenge for carrion.

It was once found on ......., but now only remains in ........ They are a relative of the Australian ......... They use both front paws for washing, cleaning their face and head with well licked cupped forepaws. They make their nests in hollow logs out of leaves and grass.

They are a ........ and have a pouch which is directed backwards, carrying the young that are born in a litter, usually consisting of four in a litter. They are about ....... long from head to tail and are nocturnal. They are black with distinctive white markings on rump and chest.

Test your knowledge! Write true or false

The Tasmanian devil has a dog-like appearance.

They are carnivores.
They were once found on Australian mainland.
They are related to the Australian native dog.



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