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An online interactive knowledge test about the quoll. Scores answers with the option of correcting if a mistake was made. Simple true - false quiz which can be played alone or with a friend. Ideal for comprehension testing and reinforcing what was learned.... back to aussie animals main page




Quoll is the ....... name for ....... or also called the tiger cat. It is ....... of the cat family and therefore to call it the tiger cat is ........ accurate. It has spots like a leopard and its teeth and claws are not like those of a cat. It is about the size of a small ....... it is shy and agile and the largest predatory marsupial on Australian mainland.

It hunts at .......... for birds, reptiles, rabbits, and other small mammals. It can even kill wallabies and many farmers have lost their chickens to this clever little hunter. During the ........ sleeps in small caves, rock crevices or hollow logs. The females have a shallow pouch, shaped like a small flap.

They have up to 6 young at a time. When the ........ to big for the pouch they cling to the mother as she moves about in search for food. They are found along the east coast from Cairns to Tasmania and the southwest of Western Australia. They live up to 4 years in the wild.

The chuditch has declined because it has had to compete for food with the introduction of the fox and the feral cat. Farmers shot them in the ......... and it was listed as threatened in Western Australia in 1983. Because of large scale fox bating under the conservation and land management (CALM) and the re-introduction of the chuditch their populations are increasing again.

Test your knowledge! Write true or false

Quoll is the aboriginal name for chuditch.

It is a member of the cat family.
It is about the size of a small cat.
It hunts at night.



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