New South Wales, Australia - The Tasmanian devil population is dwindling in its native home of Tasmania, an island just off the coast of Australia. 80 percent of the population was wiped out in Tasmania when the population was infected by devil facial tumour disease, a contagious disease that causes the animal to grow tumors.
It's estimated 25,000 are left in the Tasmanian wilderness. Experts say it is possible the species can become extinct within the next decade.
There is good news. Numbers are strong In Barrington Tops in New South Wales, Australia. There were a reported 40 births this year.