1. Tasmanian devils are facing distinction due to a facial cancer caused when they scratch each other,A virus causes the cancer and there is no cure. they are hoping that breading in captivity will save the Tasmanian devil by stopping them being affected by the virus and it dying out.
2. the cancer makes them starve.
people killed the Tasmanian devils for killing their chickens.
3. I wonder how the disease started out?