Category Archives: Endangered species

Of the usefulness of leeches

Leeches. Yuck! Yeah, I understand your feeling. It took all my self-control not to shriek in horror when I discovered two of these blood suckers on my legs as I was hiking in a wet and muddy corner of Tasmania.

Of the usefulness of leeches

Leeches. Yuck! Yeah, I understand your feeling. It took all my self-control not to shriek in horror when I discovered two of these blood suckers on my legs as I was hiking in a wet and muddy corner of Tasmania.

Research on the cancer that is killing Taz makes further progress

Twenty-five years. That may be the time left before the Tasmanian devil becomes extinct, taken away by a fatal and contagious cancer. The devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) was first detected in northeastern Tasmania in 1996. Since then the disease

Research on the cancer that is killing Taz makes further progress

Twenty-five years. That may be the time left before the Tasmanian devil becomes extinct, taken away by a fatal and contagious cancer. The devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) was first detected in northeastern Tasmania in 1996. Since then the disease