Better the Devil you know than the Devil you don’t.

The Devils Lair

What the Devil?

Better the Devil You Know

The Devil is in the Detail

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Speak of the Devil

Gossip is the Devil's radio

The Devil's Angels


This page contains general background infomation on the Tasmanian Devil.

The following resources offer background information about the Tasmanian Devil

Save the Tasmanian devil
Main purpose: Educate about devils/DFTD and garner support
Main content: Updates on fund raising for devils/ devil research and background info on devils and DFTD
Reader level: Years 7-10
Information/class activity/online activity info only but links to other sites with probable activities
Theme area fundraising for saving the devil

Dept. Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts Tas devil info

Main purpose: Background info on devils
Main content: Data on devils (range, diet etc)
Reader level: HSC


Main purpose: To provide detailed background information on the Tasmanian devil
Main content: Information on lifecycle, breeding, habitat, diet, threats to survival, etc. However limited info on DFTD
Reader level: High School, in particular Year 11-12

National Geographic Tasmanian devil profile

Main purpose Very basic background education
Main content Very basic background info
Reader level primary

Tasmanian Devil- Sheppard Software

General background information, aimed at Primary level - does have a short quiz on marsupials

The following are interactive resources that contain a combination of information, interactive activities, video and audio clips and /or quizzes

Tasmanian Devil This has information, images and a short simple quiz plus a link to an "Adopt a Devil" sponsorship prgram. AImed at primary level, but be aware that some of the info is contradictory eg Fact of the Day states life span of up to 7-8 years but text states they usually live for 5 years.

Tasmania A gateway to other pages and activites, including a Webquest - aimed at lower primary