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Tiger Quoll

Dasyurus maculatus

Description:

Found on the side of the road, approx 40cm Nose to Tip of tail

Habitat:

Open Pasture

Notes:

Possible Road Kill

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5 Comments

ShannaB
ShannaB 8 years ago

Wow, I had no idea they are around there either.

lori.tas
lori.tas 8 years ago

Your spotting reminded me I had some (blurry) Eastern quoll photos. I've posted them here: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/138...

lori.tas
lori.tas 8 years ago

I've only seen spotted quoll (as opposed to spotted-tail quoll, like this one) live in the wild. In Tasmania the spotted-tail quolls have mostly moved into the highlands.

NathanB
NathanB 8 years ago

I'm sure I've heard them in the Watagan Mountains, but never sighted. It sure is a shame, enough competition for these guys with feral cats and dogs/Foxes without having to contend with cars also :'(

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

What a shame this Quoll had been hit :( I'm originally from Newcastle & I didn't even know they were in the area! I'm only just learning about them & would really love to see one.

NathanB
Spotted by
NathanB

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jun 21, 2012
Submitted on Sep 4, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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