The Chuditch, although known locally as a native cat, is really a marsupial. It has been decimated by cats and foxes since these were introduced by man. The chuditch has been part of a breeding and reintroduction plan. The farm on which I live had a visit a few years back by one of these creatures. It decimated a dozen chickens over several nights. I managed to get a couple of photos in which you can even see the metal tags on it's ears. It is about 30cm long with a tail (not seen in the photo) of the same length. We finally relocated this critter to a more suitable location about 30km away.
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