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Spotted tail Quoll (Tiger Quoll)<br />By Leah Drendel<br />
Structural <br />Characteristics<br />The Spotted tail Quoll (Tiger Quoll) has a brown or black coat with white spots all ...
Functional <br />Characteristics<br />The Spotted Tail Quoll (Tiger Quoll) uses its long pointed snout to smell its prey. ...
Behavioural<br /> Characteristics<br />The Spotted Tail Quoll (Tiger Quoll) is Nocturnal, although its nocturnal it spends...
Classification<br />Kingdom: Animalia<br />Phylum: Chordata<br />Class: Mammalia<br />Infraclass: Marsupialia<br />Order: ...
Spotted Tail Quolls (Tiger Quolls) hunt mostly at night. Their diet appears to consist primarily of medium sized-mammals (...
Spotted tail  quolls (Tiger Quolls) are found in a range of forest habitats, from rainforest to open woodland. They requir...
Adult Spotted Tail Quolls (Tiger Quolls) have a ‘territory’ of up to 500 hectares. There are few areas where such territor...
Scattered Populations
Introduced Competitors
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Spot tailed quoll

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Spot tailed quoll

  1. 1. Spotted tail Quoll (Tiger Quoll)<br />By Leah Drendel<br />
  2. 2. Structural <br />Characteristics<br />The Spotted tail Quoll (Tiger Quoll) has a brown or black coat with white spots all over its body.<br />It has two front legs and two back legs.<br />It has also got an internal skeleton.<br />
  3. 3. Functional <br />Characteristics<br />The Spotted Tail Quoll (Tiger Quoll) uses its long pointed snout to smell its prey. It is the prey for a fox and other animals. <br />
  4. 4. Behavioural<br /> Characteristics<br />The Spotted Tail Quoll (Tiger Quoll) is Nocturnal, although its nocturnal it spends hours in the basking sun.<br />
  5. 5. Classification<br />Kingdom: Animalia<br />Phylum: Chordata<br />Class: Mammalia<br />Infraclass: Marsupialia<br />Order: Dasyuromorphia<br />Family: Dasyuridae<br />Genius: Dasyurus<br />Species: D. Maculatas<br />Scientific Name: Dasyurus Maculatus<br />
  6. 6. Spotted Tail Quolls (Tiger Quolls) hunt mostly at night. Their diet appears to consist primarily of medium sized-mammals (up to 70%), including gliders, possums, rabbits, and even small wallabies. They also like carrion (dead animals), birds and eggs. Small mammals, reptiles and invertebrates are also a significant part of the diet, particularly juvenile Quolls.<br />Diet<br />
  7. 7. Spotted tail quolls (Tiger Quolls) are found in a range of forest habitats, from rainforest to open woodland. They require forest with suitable den sites such as rock crevices caves, hollow logs, burrows and tree hollows.<br />The Spotted Tail Quoll (Tiger Quoll) has a large home range and can cover considerable distances (more than 6km) overnight. It is largely nocturnal and solitary.<br />The Spotted Tailed Quoll (Tiger Quoll) was once common throughout South-eastern Australia, including Tasmania. However, since European settlement it has become rare across most of its range. <br />Habitat<br />
  8. 8. Adult Spotted Tail Quolls (Tiger Quolls) have a ‘territory’ of up to 500 hectares. There are few areas where such territories that can exist without quolls encountering the effects of humans. This makes them particularly susceptible to a number of threats including:<br /><ul><li>Land Clearing
  9. 9. Scattered Populations
  10. 10. Introduced Competitors
  11. 11. 1080 Baits
  12. 12. Fires</li></ul>Threats<br />
  13. 13. THE END<br />
  14. 14. References<br /><ul><li>Wikipedia
  15. 15. Google
  16. 16. Tiger Quoll Australian Endangered Species Website</li>

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