This carnivorous marsupial is about the size of a large domestic cat. Although this one looks ferocious, it was actually… yawning. He’s clearly bored by the paparazzi.
This entry was posted on October 24, 2010 by Beyond Bluestockings. It was filed under Australian fauna and was tagged with animals, Australia, Australian fauna, endangered species, nature, photo, photograph, photography, spotted quoll, tiger quoll.
Hahaha))) I thought so! When I first saw the photo I thought “It’s yawning, little monster is yawning” 😀
October 24, 2010 at 10:00 pm
No he’s saying “My, what BIG teeth I have”. Very cute little critter.
October 24, 2010 at 10:56 pm
If he looks this mad when he’s yawning, I’d hate to see him when he’s really mad!
October 24, 2010 at 11:58 pm
I think he would have a nasty little bite. This looks like it would be an egg thief…
October 25, 2010 at 12:35 am
October 25, 2010 at 7:42 pm
Inquisitorial, well discerned! You’re “little monster” made me laugh: I’ve not thought of quolls in quite that light before, but.. it fits 🙂
Fee, nah… I expect he overheard me telling the Chicklette that his nose was too bulbous for him to be cute. 😉
Michaela, mmmm – they don’t ever look especially friendly.
Burstmode, quite right on both counts! They kill their prey by biting behind or on the head, and they do sometimes eat eggs.
Vimal, thanks 😀
October 25, 2010 at 8:56 pm
Well, I think he is cute!! Delightful, in fact 😉 But, I don’t believe he would fit in my garden lol!!
October 27, 2010 at 11:48 am
Amanda, perhaps… perhaps you’re right. Not quite the ornament for a graceful lady’s garden 😉
October 30, 2010 at 9:39 pm
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