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Scientific Name: 
Dasyurus maculatus
Phylum: 
Chordata
Species class: 
Mammalia
Order: 
Dasyuromorphia
Family: 
Dasyuridae
Genus: 
Dasyurus
Species: 
maculatus
Status: 
Near Threatened
Population Trend: 
Increasing

Photo by  Joshua Cunningham.

Spot-tailed Quolls are agile climbers and ferocious hunters of small mammals, birds and reptiles. They are now rare on the mainland, threatened by competition from introduced predators.

Source: 
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Year assessed: 
2008