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little is known about the biology of this rare and elusive animal. It is thought
to be most active at dawn and dusk, as it scurries through the leaf litter or
climbs through branches searching for pray. It can be easily identified by it's
distinctive white ring, tapering hairy tail and speckled fur.
Dibbler has reproduction during the course of autumn and if pregnancy takes
place it goes for about forty-five days. After that period they can have up to
eight babies of about two millimetres each. Some male Dibber's have been known
to die after mating, while others have been found to reproduce for at least two
seasons in success.
species eats invertebrates, nectar, berries and occasionally small rodents and
1850, the Dibber's were found stretched across the bottom half of Western
Australia and South Australia. Now it can only be found on Boullanger and
Whitlock Islands in Jurien Bay, Western Australia.
They are also found in the Fitzgerald River National Park, Western