City Tiger Cat
Clippings from the Canberra Times of 1966 reporting the capture of a spotted tailed quoll in the Canberra suburb of Yarralumla. Once known locally as the Tiger Cat, the three clippings tell the tale of its capture in a bird cage, its handing over to the CSIRO in Belconnen and the subsequent calls to have the species protected. The animals are still seen on rare occurances in the suburbs of Canberra with the last being identified in Gowrie ACT a few months ago.
The Canberra Times - Saturday 2 April 1966
The Canberra Times - Tuesday 5 April 1966
The Canberra Times - Tuesday 26 April 1966