Chris Dickman is a world expert on marsupial ecology, reproduction and conservation, with particular focus on carnivorous marsupials
over his 30-year career.
They are carnivorous marsupials
, feeding mainly on small mammals, frogs and reptiles, although they will also eat fruit.
According to the CVA a cancer has spread through the carnivorous marsupial
population, with sightings of the animal having declined in the last 10 years by more than 60 percent.
If a solution is found, the Tasmanian devil may find itself upheld as the unique Australian icon it deserves to be and Tasmania could do well playing host to the interesting creature that is actually the world's largest carnivorous marsupial
Repenomamos gigantic us was more than a metre long and bore a passing resemblance to the Tasmanian devil, a squat, carnivorous marsupial
that lives today on the island of Tasmania.
A large carnivorous marsupial
, the sandy yellow-brown to grey creature bore 15 to 20 dark stripes across its back from shoulders to tail.
Soderquist TR and Ealey L (1994) Social interaction and mating strategies of a solitary carnivorous marsupial
, Phascogale tapoatafa, in the wild.
Neither a tiger nor a wolf, the 'Tasmanian Tiger' was actually a pouched, carnivorous marsupial
that vaguely resembled a dog, but had stripes on its back that reminded observers of large felines.
The Marsupial Lion is an extinct species of a carnivorous marsupial
mammal that lived in Australia from the early to the late Pleistocene (1,600,000-46,000 years ago).
It is the world's largest carnivorous marsupial
but is being hit by a facial tumour disease caught by sharing food
Re-establishing shelter on the reserves through the removal of cattle and camels, burning in a mosaic pattern, and controlling cats and foxes will go a long way to ensure the survival of species like the vulnerable Mulgara (a small but feisty carnivorous marsupial