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8 Pences 1960. Zoological issue, Australia

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Years of issue: 11.05.1960
Signatures: no signature
Serie: No Serie
Specimen of: 1960
Material: Paper
Size (mm): 14¾ x 14
Printer: W. C. G. McCracken OBE, Note and Stamp Printer, Melbourne

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8 Pences 1960. Zoological issue




8 Pences 1960. Zoological issue

Dasyurus maculatus

The tiger quoll (Dasyurus maculatus), also known as the spotted-tail quoll, the spotted quoll, the spotted-tail dasyure, native cat or the tiger cat, is a carnivorous marsupial of the quoll genus Dasyurus native to Australia. With males and females weighing around 3.5 and 1.8 kg., respectively, it is the world's second largest extant carnivorous marsupial, behind the Tasmanian devil. Two subspecies are recognised; the nominate is found in wet forests of southeastern Australia and Tasmania, and a northern subspecies, D. m. gracilis, is found in a small area of northern Queensland and is endangered.


8 Pences 1960. Zoological issue

Uniface (white).


Designer: Miss Eileen Mayo.

Engraver: B. Stewart.