Tasmania's Eastern Quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus)

Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Patricia Martin | Artists for Conservation
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Tasmania's Eastern Quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus)

Wallhanging
Dimensions:
26.00cm H x 34.00cm W
Medium:
Drypoint (drypoint engrave print + watercolour, on archival quality art paper)
Year Completed:
2014
Subject(s):
wild_endangered, Tasmanian marsupial, Australian_fauna, Quoll, Dasyurus
Original for Sale:
Original Available
Available as Ltd Edition:
Yes
Artist will donate 25% to Tasmanian Land Conservancy, from sale of this work.
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$150 USD

An Eastern Quoll hunts within the bushy scrub of a Tasmanian forest, its dark and spotted  fur providing excellent camouflage.

The eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus: aka Tasmania’s ‘native-cat’) is a medium-sized carnivorous dasyurid (small, ferocious, arboreal) marsupial, native to Australia. It is now only found in Tasmania, where they inhabit rainforest, heathland, alpine areas, and scrub, with preference for dry grassland and forest mosaics which are bounded by agricultural land, particularly where pasture grubs are common.

The Eastern quolls perform a valuable role as a predator. While the main component of their diet is spiders, cockroaches and grasshoppers, these small mammals are also impressive hunters. Their appetite for rabbits, mice and rats helps keep the populations of these pests under control and maintains a natural balance in the ecosystem.

Available Editions of this Artwork

Edition Info Edition Size Dimensions Edition Price
Eastern_quall_Tasmania | Drypoint Print (signed/numbered) 10 30.00cm H x 45.00cm W $150.00 USD

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