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Tiger quoll an endangered carnivorous marsupial

Australian top predator and scavenger.

Tiger quoll Dasyurus maculatus. Image — Flickr Creative Commons.

Tiger quoll, Dasyurus maculatus, are the largest Australian mainland extant carnivorous marsupial. Males are about 2.8kgms and females 1.7kgms. The Tasmanian devil, Sarcophilus harrisii is larger but present only in Tasmania, although efforts have been made to reintroduce it into NSW.

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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

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45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change. environmentalsciencepro.com