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Eastern Barred Bandicoot (Perameles gunnii)

Posted on Jun 9, 2008 by in Marsupials | 0 comments

Perameles gunnii
Number 0175

The eastern barred bandicoot is a critically endangered Australian marsupial. Animal Diversity Web says there are only about 300–400 of them alive in the wild. They eat mainly insects and worms, along with some berries and grasses and such. They’re noisy and they leap along the ground.

Consecutive days of mammals: 4
Record: 16

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