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Order Dasyuromorphia

Family Dasyuridae

Scientific Name

Sminthopsis psammophila

Thumbnail Description

They move about by running smoothly on all four legs. It is one of the largest and rarest of all dunnarts.

Size and Weight

Adults:

TOTAL LENGTH: 10 to 16 cm

WEIGHT: 35g (females) 44g (males)

Habitat

Sandy, arid, semi-arid regions

Distribution

Lake Amadeus (Northern Territory), Eyre Peninsula (South Australia)

Diet

Ants, beetles, spiders, grasshoppers, termites, wasps, centipedes

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Baby Name

Joey

Speed

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Nocturnal

Conservation Status

Endangered

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