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dc.coverage.spatialSoutheastern coasts of Australia
dc.coverage.spatialNortheastern coast of Australia
dc.coverage.temporal1964-12
dc.creatorGarst, Warren, 1922-2016, photographer
dc.date1964-12
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T06:41:00Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T06:41:00Z
dc.description35 mm slide; color.
dc.descriptionScientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Dasyuromorpha; Family: Dasyuridae; Genus: Dasyurus; Genus species: Dasyurus maculatus.
dc.descriptionAnimal characteristics: Head-Body Length: 350-759 mm; Weight: 4-7 kg; Identification: The tiger cat is dimorphic, which means it occurs in two distinct forms. It is a rich brown color with white spots on the top, paler underparts, and a spotted tail; Habitat: Rainforests, open forests, woodlands, coastal and inland areas; Diet: Omnivore: birds, small animals, carrion, insects and plants; Reproduction: Mating season occurs from April and July. Gestation lasts 21 days. Females average five young per litter. Both parents help to defend their nest. The male may bring food to the female while she nurses the young; Social Structure: Tiger cats are solitary animals; Behavior: The tiger cat is nocturnal and partly arboreal; Status: No special status; Interesting Facts: In certain areas of Australia, tiger cat numbers are dwindling due to habitat destruction, trapping, and introduced predators (domestic cats, foxes, etc.).
dc.format.mediumphotographs
dc.format.mediumslides (photographs)
dc.identifierMGARaaaa100962
dc.identifierGarst_14971.tif
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/53591
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relationFinding aid: https://lib2.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/manuscripts/mgar.html
dc.relation.isformatofSlide no. G14971
dc.relation.ispartofGarst (Warren and Genevieve) Collection
dc.rightsColorado State University owns the rights for this material. Please contact Manuscripts at the CSU Libraries for use information: https://lib.colostate.edu/find/archives-special-collections/
dc.subjectmarsupial
dc.subjecttiger cat
dc.subject.lcshDasyurus
dc.subject.lcshDasyuridae
dc.subject.lcshDasyuromorphia
dc.subject.lcshMarsupials
dc.subject.lcshMammals
dc.subject.lcshVertebrates
dc.subject.lcshChordata
dc.subject.lcshSpotted-tailed quoll
dc.titleTiger cat feeding on ground
dc.typeStillImage
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