Mulgaras can get all the water they need from food and produce highly concentrated urine and dry pellets of poo so that they don’t waste a drop.
A medium-sized dasyurid marsupial with tan to ginger fur above and a lighter colour underneath. It has a Mohawk-like crest of black hairs on the end of its tail.
Sand dunes with Sandhill canegrass and around salt lakes with Nitre Bush
Central Australia along the border of South Australia and Northern Territory
Feeding and diet
It is carnivorous and eats insects and small reptiles and small mammals.
Very little is known about the species, but the reproductive pattern is thought to be similar to that of another species D. blythi which breeds from June to October.