Unusual behavior Tasmanian devil filmed in forest with camera
Scientists were surprised by the behavior of the animal, as usual, leading a lonely life.
On Maria island off the East coast of Tasmania forest in the lens of the camera caught two individuals of the Tasmanian devil. At night, the male and female approached the trap set by researchers. Usually trapped in individuals examined in the framework of the project to save this endangered species.
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The fact that the Tasmanian devil is suffering from facial tumors due to the impoverished gene pool and of low fertility. Scientists witnessed the unusual behavior of animals: when the male has trapped the female tried to save him, and then lay down and waited about 4 hours. Such behavior was not previously observed, because the Tasmanian devils — animals-single. “The fact that they came together and that the female spent so much time waiting, says that animals do communicate, maybe it’s a brother and sister or a couple that hunt and travel together,” say the researchers.