Thick and soft dark brown, ginger to black coloured fur. White spots cover the body, except for the bushy tail which has no spots but may have a white tip
How to identify the Dasyurus viverrinus?
Found across a range of habitat types including rainforest, alpine, dry sclerophyll, heathland and scrub often around farmland
Eastern Australia, However now mainly restricted to Tasmania
Can grow to around 60cm long
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