Grealy, Alicia; McDowell, Matthew; Retallick, Clancy; Bunce, Michael; Peacock, David
Spotted-tailed quolls (Dasyurus maculatus) – cat-sized, carnivorous marsupials – occupied Kangaroo Island (KI), South Australia, for over 50,000 years
but became locally extinct following European settlement of the island in 1836. As the largest mammalian predator on KI when the Europeans colonised
it, spotted-tailed quolls would have played a significant role in maintaining healthy ecosystem function. The reintroduction of spotted-tailed quolls to KI
could redress some of these ecological...[Show more]
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