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WE HAVE EXCITING NEWS!!! You can now stay at Devil Ark!!! Organise a family getaway, a romantic escape or a special group stay at Devil’s Retreat!

Located just 11Kms from the amazing Devil Ark Site, you will be more than comfortable in our 4 bedroom retreat with all of the essentials to ensure a relaxing getaway in the mountains! Your stay includes amazing close-up encounters with our Tasmanian Devils! For more information, head to:

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They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

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Looking for a unique Mother's Day gift? Then why not adopt a Tasmanian devil for mum and give the gift that keeps on giving:

Meet Angel - she's an experienced mum herself! At 4 years old, Angel has had joeys two years in a row and has strong maternal instincts! Angel knows the keepers at the ark well, and allows them close even at food time! Angel lost the fur on her face due to her joeys loving ‘nips’ and while she looks a bit quirky – we think it shows what a dedicated mum she is. She’s protective, loves her keepers and is truly a beautiful devil and mum!

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How did the Tasmanian devil get its name? Well as the species is nocturnal they feed during the night. When Tasmanian devils feed, they'll do so in a communal fashion and will often fight and make loud vocalizations (like screaming noises) towards each other. You could imagine how those sounds must have sounded to the early European settlers of Tasmania! They thought the noises were the sounds of the devil himself! The early settlers referred to this small boisterous creature as 'Beelzebub's pup' - Beelzebub being a biblical name for the devil! From there the name evolved to Tasmanian devil and the name has stuck around ever since! ...

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