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  • noun A small carnivorous marsupial of Australia and New Guinea.

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Examples

  • Three of these species, the Papuan planigale (Planigale novaeguineae), the bronze quoll (Dasyurus spartacus), and the dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii) are considered vulnerable.

    Trans Fly savanna and grasslands

  • Small carnivorous marsupials, typically including the long-tailed planigale (Planigale ingrami) and the stripe-faced dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura), are among the most abundant mammals using this subterranean shelter.

    Mitchell grass downs

  • The shrew-like long-tailed planigale is one of the world's smallest mammals with an adult weight of less than 6 grams, and has a remarkably compressed head, ideal for probing among the crack network.

    Mitchell grass downs

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