The Life of Animals | Quoll | Adults are the between 25 and 75 centimetres (10 and 30 in.) long, with hairy tails about 20 to 35 centimetres (8 to 10 in.) long. Females have six nipples and develop a pouch During the breeding season, the which opens toward the tail (with the exception of the tiger quoll, the which has a true pouch) They are rearing young. The average weight differs greatly Depending on the species - male western and eastern quolls weigh about 1.3 kilograms (3 lb) and females 0.9 kilograms (2 lb). The tiger quoll is the largest, with the male Weighing about 7 kilograms (15 lb) and the female 4 kilograms (9 lb). The northern quoll is the smallest, and the male weighs on average 400-900 grams (14-32 oz), and the female 300-500 grams (11-18 oz).

The quoll is indigenous to mainland Australia, New Guinea, and Tasmania. Although primarily ground-dwelling, the genus has developed secondary arboreal characteristics. Each species of quoll lives in distinct geographical areas. The tiger quoll and eastern quoll species are exclusively mesic zone, that is They inhabit moister habitats. The western quoll also inhabits mesic habitats, but has adapted to arid regions across inland Australia, while the northern quoll inhabits tropical habitats of high rainfall.

The quoll is a Carnivorous marsupials. It The quoll marks its territory Several kilometres away from its den. A male's territory Often Overlaps many females' territories and male and female quolls for only meet ing. Quolls have communal "bathroom" spots, usually on an outcropping used for marking territory and social functions. These communal latrines may have up to one hundred droppings in Them Mostly The quoll is a solitary creature, limiting contact with others to ing or other social activities Such as using the latrines The quoll is Mostly Carnivorous; the Smaller quolls primarily eat Insects, birds, frogs, lizards and fruit; the larger species eat birds, Reptiles, and Mammals, including echidnas and possums. The tiger quoll's diet is dominated by Mammals Such as brushtail possums, rabbits and Hares.

The other species of quoll have also been known to eat carrion. The quoll's Paws and vibrissae allow it to reach into small Burrows to find prey. The quoll Hunts by stalking. Depending on the size of its prey, the quoll may leap or pounce on it. Once a female has been impregnated quoll, the folds on her stomach into a pouch converting That opens at the back. A baby quoll, or pup, is the size of a grain of rice. Post-ovulation, pouches Became deep and wet.  

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