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quoll

 (kwŏl)
n.
Any of various carnivorous marsupials of the genus Dasyurus of Australia and New Guinea, having a pointed snout, long tail, and spotted coat.

[Guugu Yimidhirr (Pama-Nyungan language of northeast Australia) dhigul, the quoll species Dasyurus hallucatus.]

quoll

(ˈkwɒl)
n
(Animals) Austral another name for native cat
[C18: from a native Australian language]
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Many species introduced into the ecosystem, that hunt these marsupials, like rabbits, cats and foxes will be kept out these two enclosures to ensure that the previously thought to be extinct like the greater bilby, the western quoll, and the western barred bandicoot can breed and get the numbers up to a considerable amount before releasing them into the wild.
In 1910, Spencer collaborated with Kershaw and listed bones found in the southern coastal sand dunes as belonging to a total of ten species, three of which were thought to be extinct members of the emu, wombat and quoll families.
Perth-based Western Areas operates the Flying Fox and Spotted Quoll underground nickel mines and the Cosmic Boy concentrator at its Forrestania operations in southwest Western Australia.
Um alle Reste und Trummer ballte sich die Erde zu Lebendigem, quoll auf.
Next we encountered the three Australian q-marsupials, the quokka, the quoll and the quenda.
That's on a quoll speedway (with protective rubber in the potential marsupial crash zone) custom built with an adjustable bend.
A socket, or alveolus, in the upper jaw shows it had large, canines, that were round in cross-section much like those of a meat-eating marsupial, called the spotted-tailed quoll, found in Australia today, the researchers said.
Diet of a native carnivore, the spotted-tailed quoll (Dasyurus maculatus), before and after an intense fire.
It is surrounded by a predator-barrier fence and contains a variety of mammals including the eastern barred bandicoot, southern brown bandicoot Isoodon obesulus, long-nosed potoroo Potorous tridactylus, rufous bettong Aepyprymnus rufescens, Tasmanian pademelon, eastern grey kangaroo, swamp wallaby Wallabia bicolor, common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula and eastern quoll Dasyurus viverrinus.
As for the depiction of the monkey, it could also be argued that this is a stylised depiction of another animal such as a Northern Spotted Quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus).
New Scrabble words alert: check out the olm and the northern quoll.