Recently in the news, Tasmanian devils Itchy, Scratchy and Genghis escaped from Peel Zoo, Perth after a tree fell and took down a fence in their enclosure on October 18.
You won't have to worry about missing out on seeing Tassie devils if you head to a special park in Tasmania, dedicated to these native marsupials.
The Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park is located 75 minutes southeast of Hobart and has been conserving wildlife for almost 35 years.
One famous Tassie devil you might have seen is the Looney Tunes Taz, known for his short temper and ferocious manner, but you can come face to face with his real life brothers and sisters at the conservation park – "the world's original and best Tasmanian devil visitor centre".
You will get to witness the devils feeding – about six times a day! – in their natural habitat, true to their devilish form, tearing at strips of meat.
There are also other wildlife to check out at the conservation park with Tasmania's "Kings of the Wind", where you can see the famous dive of the falcon in the island's only free-flight presentation.
Visit friendly wallabies, hand-feed kangaroos, meet cute spotted quolls – cousins of the Tassie devils – and take a walk to visit rare hawks, eagles and the affable resident parrots at play.
The Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park is open from 09:00 to 17:00 (later in summer) everyday – so make sure to visit for a great wildlife experience!
** Update on the escaped Devils 21 October … Evening: Scratchy has been found!