All About Tasmanian Devils

skull: large with strong jaws

teeth: can crush bone and tear skin

front legs: longer than back legs

claws: used for digging dens and climbing trees

All About Tasmanian Devils

eyes: see in black and white

fur: dark brown or black, often with a white stripe across the chest, shoulders, and rump

tail: stores fat for times when food is scarce

pouch: is a safe space for newborns to grow

whiskers: help devils feel for food in the dark

ears: look red when devils are excited because of thin skin

When it hunts at night, a Tasmanian devil might travel 16 kilometers (10 miles).