Baby Tasmanian devils are called imps. There's a big push underway to breed the ornery marsupials in captivity due to a facial tumor epidemic ravaging wild populations. Upside: lots of baby pictures.
Devil Ark is one organization working to save the species by increasing genetic diversity.
They are very cute until they get their teeth and start talking, like these two imps:
• Devil Ark
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