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January 07, 2016

We have had over 60 devil captures, plus 2 quolls in just over a week. Often we trap the same devils multiple times because they like our traps so much. In those cases, we just check weights and microchip numbers and can let the devils go straight away.

January 07, 2016

We have to make sure we clean everything very carefully between catching and checking devils. It is very important to follow all of our safety routines to keep everything safe for devils, quolls and people