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Eastern Quoll

Dasyurus viverrinus


Small (about a foot long), black with white spots. Its tail was a solid black.


dry eucalypt forest, scrub, heath and farmland


I saw this little guy at a wildlife recovery/sanctuary just outside Hobart, Tasmania.

No species ID suggestions


Carol Milne
Carol Milne a year ago

Cool animal!

KarenL a year ago

Congrats Dana, your spotting is featured in the Project Noah blog to celebrate Australia Day!

CindyBinghamKeiser 2 years ago

Love the spots! Thank you for posting this cute little guy.

DanaZarzycki 2 years ago

Not sure - is Bonorong an animal rehabilitation/sanctuary near Hobart? If it is, that is probably where we were! We just happened to see it as we were driving and stopped in, so I do not remember exactly where we were.

lori.tas 2 years ago

Did you go to Bonorong? I haven't been there in awhile. Despite their being only 20 minutes from where we live. I keep meaning to go see the baby devils.

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Lat: -42.88, Long: 147.32

Spotted on Apr 24, 2008
Submitted on Sep 16, 2011

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