quoll1Order Dasyuromorphia

Family Dasyuridae

Scientific Name

Dasyurus

Thumbnail Description

Quolls are solitary nocturnal animals

Size and Weight

Body-length 25 and 75 cm (9.8 and 29.5 in); tail 20 to 35 cm (7.9 to 13.8 in)

(Male) 1.3 kg (2.9 lb)

(Female) 0.9 kg (2.0 lb)

Physical Features

Their coats are brown or black, with some color variants in between

Habitat

Moister habitats

Distribution

Australia (New Guinea and Tasmania)

Diet

Rabbits, small birds, lizards, and insects

Reproduction

18

Population

Unknown

Baby Name

Pups

Lifespan

2 – 5 years

Speed

Unknown

Nature

Solitary

Conservation Status

Endangered