Tassie's Physical Description
The Tasmanian Devil can be 20 to 30 inches long. Large Males can weigh 25 pounds and can be 12 inches high at the shoulders. It looks kind of like a small wolf. It has a long bushy tail.
Its color is dark with a pale throat. The Devil has a black and white flash pattern like a killer whale. It has red ears, a pink mouth and big teeth.
The Devils scientific name is Sarcophilus Harrasii which means Harris the man who discovered them.
Devils have biting power of a dog about three times their own weight. The Devil is the largest surviving carnivorous marsupial.