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Lesser Hairy-footed Dunnart

The Lesser Hairy-footed Dunnart (Sminthopsis youngsoni), is a small carnivorous Australian marsupial of the family Dasyuridae. It is a widespread and fairly common species, being found in many desert areas of Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland.

The Lesser Hairy-footed Dunnart is distinguished from the very similar Hairy-footed Dunnart by its smaller size and less hairy soles.

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Lesser Hairy-footed Dunnart