"Despite its ferocious nature, the Tasmanian devil is a creature faced with extinction, the victim of a gruesome facial tumour disease. Now the first genetic sequencing of these carnivorous marsupials has revealed that we had a hand in their decline: centuries of human interference left the devils stripped of genetic diversity and vulnerable to disease." Please click on the following highlighted words to read an article at the New Scientist website entitled,
Tasmanian devils were sitting ducks for deadly cancer which the paragraph above is taken from.
What are we humans doing to this planet and the life on this planet?? We can no longer use the idea that we were ignorant as a species regarding our behavior relating to Tasmanian devils, as a means of denying our
responsibilities relating to the plight of this species!
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