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Order Dasyuromorphia

Family Dasyuridae

Scientific Name

Stuart’s antechinus, Macleay’s marsupial mouse

Thumbnail Description

Males die after their first breeding season as a result of stress

Size and Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 93–130 mm (3.7–5.1 in)

TAIL: 92–120 mm (3.6–4.7 in)

WEIGHT: 16–44 grams (0.5–1.5 oz)

Newborns:

Habitat

Forested habitats

Distribution

Great Dividing Range (Australia), southeastern Queensland

Diet

Beetles, spiders, amphipods, cockroaches

Reproduction

6 – 7

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Baby Name

Joey

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Nocturnal, arboreal

Conservation Status

Least Concern

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