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Cars crossing the Denison Canal at Dunally

In 2009, work began on the bridge over the Dennison Canal, at Dunalley, Tasmania, to create an automatic gate that limits the movement of Tasmanian Devils, in order to stop the spread of Devil Facial Tumour Disease.
This is the only crossing point of the Denison Canal, effectively cutting the Tasman Peninsula off from the rest of Tasmania. This allows careful isolation of key Tasmanian Devil populations, in order to weed out Devil Facial Tumor Disease, which is a contagious cancer that is threatening the animal.

Note: This image was taken in February 2008.

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In 2009, work began on the bridge over the Dennison Canal, at Dunalley, Tasmania,  to create an automatic gate that limits the movement of Tasmanian Devils, in order to stop the spread of Devil Facial Tumour Disease.<br />
 This is the only crossing point of the Denison Canal, effectively cutting the Tasman Peninsula off from the rest of Tasmania. This allows careful isolation of key Tasmanian Devil populations, in order to weed out Devil Facial Tumor Disease, which is a contagious cancer that is threatening the animal.<br />
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Note: This image was taken in February 2008.