captive breeding program

The sanctuaries Tasmanian Devil population forms part of the nation-wide Captive Breeding Program (CBP) called the 'Insurance Population'. This CBP is managed by the Zoological and Aquariums Association (ZAA) in coordination with the Tasmanian Governments 'Save the Tasmanian Devil Program' (STTDP) and is vital to ensure the genetic diversity held within Australian Institutions.

Similarly the sanctuaries Quoll CBP for both the Eastern and Spotted-tail is managed within Tasmania between associated institutions with coordinated support from the State Government Agency DPIPWE.

Eastern Quoll CBP
Spotted-tail Quoll CBP

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Mother with dependant young at 6 months
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'Fury' and 'Speeler' at 9 months
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Devils@Cradle - Tasmanian Devil Sanctuary