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Order Dasyuromorphia

Family Dasyuridae

Scientific Name

Sminthopsis macroura

Thumbnail Description

It has a dark stripe between its ears on top of the snout to the nose

Size and Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 155 – 198 mm

TAIL: 80 – 100 mm

WEIGHT: 15 – 25 g

Habitat

Dune hummock grasslands, tussock grasslands, scrublands

Distribution

North-east South Australia, New South Wales

Diet

Small invertebrate (termites and spiders), small reptiles

Reproduction

2

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Baby Name

Joey

Speed

Unknown

Predators

Feral cats

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Unknown

Conservation Status

Near Threatened