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Quoll found in Charnwood

By Thumper - 18 February 2010 18

The ABC is reporting that a rare spotted tail quoll was found found loitering with intent in a gum tree in Charnwood.

It is only the 12th sighting in the ACT in 60 years.

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Quoll found in Charnwood
westyonline 11:18 am 20 Feb 10

Thumper said :

The CT today reports a house in Charnwood selling for $900,000. Who exactly was the dope now?

There’s some pretty decent houses up the top of Charnwood and they have sweeping views of the mountains. However, the one you are talking about is a shop/ residential complex, thus the high price tag.

Good to see the CT is researching their material rather than just surfing allhomes.

Its goo do see that people are quick to jump on the bandwagon and bag out charnwood because of its history,without actually visiting it..F@#KING SNOBS…P.S.don’t live in c/wood!!

Quolls are cool,saw heaps in tassie a few years ago,i think the ones that you get around here are bigger than the southern cousins though!!

cleo 12:03 am 20 Feb 10

Maybe it’s just an interbred bird!

nexus6 1:12 pm 19 Feb 10

perhaps it use to live where the prison is now located and moved on due to fear of radiation?

its great news, quolls are awesome creatures, i hope this is a sign of their resilience.

Thumper 10:28 am 19 Feb 10

Apparently quolls can range over hundreds and hundreds of hectares when after food, so this bloke could have come from anywhere.

Although I’m betting there’s a lonely quoll on Mount Rogers wondering where his/ her friend is.

motleychick 10:15 am 19 Feb 10

Wonder why they are so rare… Pretty ugly animals though – it looks like a giant rat.

facet 9:18 am 19 Feb 10

Does anyone know why the quoll was forcibly evicted from Charnwood, the suburb in which it chose to live? Would quolls be evicted from eco-friendly suburbs like Red Hill or Forde?

Thumper 8:05 am 19 Feb 10

The CT today reports a house in Charnwood selling for $900,000. Who exactly was the dope now?

There’s some pretty decent houses up the top of Charnwood and they have sweeping views of the mountains. However, the one you are talking about is a shop/ residential complex, thus the high price tag.

Good to see the CT is researching their material rather than just surfing allhomes.

artuoui 10:09 pm 18 Feb 10

What’s the asking price for the house without the hydroponic set-up?

Jerry Atric 2:53 pm 18 Feb 10

Walked dogs on Mt Rogers behind Charnwood have been quite restless (and it is not because they being anal retentive to save their owners a fine – whoever saw a ranger on Mt Rogers anyway!)and although the presence of foxes is more likely, it could be scenting a wandering quoll.

Quolls are rare because they are very partial to backyard chooks, and in the good old days, when they were called wild cats, they were susceptible to a .22. (If it moves, shoot it – if it grows – chop it down.)

They do, however make good pets, except that it is probably illegal now.

PS: The CT today reports a house in Charnwood selling for $900,000. Who exactly was the dope now?

Disposable 1:46 pm 18 Feb 10

grump said :

quolls are not birds!!!!

who’s the dope?

Ouch, for some reason my mind read it as Quail. Bring on the flaming.

spinact 10:56 am 18 Feb 10

who spotted it?

PBO 10:51 am 18 Feb 10

Maybe it was dumped after some Charnwegian found that it could not swap it for an ounce.

TheDJPea 10:45 am 18 Feb 10

Heard this on the news last night, pretty rad

grump 10:28 am 18 Feb 10

quolls are not birds!!!!

who’s the dope?

Disposable 9:42 am 18 Feb 10

The bird is probably involved in a breeding program run by those guys who got busted smuggling heroin inside birds lately.

Charny dope birds.

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