Kingdom : Animalia
                      Class : Mammalia
                   Family : Dasyuridae
    Scientific Name : Dasyurus Viverrinus

                        Size : 35cm - 75cm 
                                  (14 - 29.5in)
                  Weight : 1.3 - 7kg (3 - 15.4lbs)
            Top Speed : 24km/h (15mph)
             Life Span : 3 - 6 years

                 Colour : Black, Brown, Grey, 
                                White, Tan
           Skin Type : Fur
Special Features : Elongated snout and 
                                long bushy tail
  1. Quolls are medium-sized marsupials found in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Tasmania.
  2. They are also referred to as the native cat because of their cat-like appearance.
  3. They are ground-dwelling animals inhabiting the grassy habitats, woodlands and shrub lands.
  4. They are nocturnal animals actively feeding in the night and basking in the sun while resting during the days.
  5. There are around 6 species of Quoll, classified according to their geographical location.
  6. They are omnivores, feeding mainly on small mammals, reptiles, insects and birds and occasionally on grass, fruits and nuts.
  7. Since they are apex predators in their natural environment, they have very few natural predators in large snakes, crocodiles and humans.
  8. The female quoll gives birth to around 4 joeys per litter after a few weeks of gestation.
  9. The joeys climb into their mothers’ pouch soon after birth and stay there for the next 2 months.
  10. The baby quolls are completely independent and are able to fend for themselves by 6 months.

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