Bettongs, potoroos, and rat kangaroos

Bettongs, potoroos, and rat kangaroos

Order : Diprotodontia
Family : Potoroidae

 

Animals in the family Potoroidae

Desert rat kangaroo
Long-nosed potoroo
Facts about the family Potoroidae, the bettongs, potoroos, and rat kangaroos

The family Potoroidae is made up of potoroos, rat-kangaroos and bettongs which are only found in Australia. (Full text)

The family Potoroidae is made up of potoroos, rat-kangaroos and bettongs which are only found in Australia. (Full text)

The other family, Potoroidae, is made up of assorted smaller species, such as various rat-kangaroos, bettongs, and potoroos. (Full text)

The other family, Potoroidae, is made up of assorted smaller species, such as various rat-kangaroos, bettongs, and potoroos. (Full text)

The other family, Potoroidae, is made up of assorted smaller species, such as various rat-kangaroos, bettongs, and potoroos. (Full text)

The other family, Potoroidae, is made up of assorted smaller species, such as various rat-kangaroos, bettongs, and potoroos.

The family Potoroidae is made up of potoroos, rat-kangaroos and bettongs which are only found in Australia.

The family Potoroidae is made up of potoroos, rat-kangaroos and bettongs which are only found in Australia. (Full text)

The family Potoroidae is made up of potoroos, rat-kangaroos and bettongs which are only found in Australia. (Full text)

mean population size of the Musky Rat-Kangaroos is 2. (Full text)

The Rufous Bettong, like all rat-kangaroo species (there are 9 species of bettongs, potoroos and rat-kangaroos), is a very specialised plant-eater.

They Musky Rat-Kangaroos are seasonal breeders in response to variation in food (Full text)

Rat kangaroos are omnivorous animals of ratlike appearance. (Full text)

Rat kangaroos are omnivorous animals of ratlike appearance.

Rat kangaroos are the smallest of the kangaroo/wallaby families. (Full text)

Musky Rat kangaroos are the smallest kangaroo in the world. (Full text)

Food Habits Musky rat kangaroos are different from other rat-kangaroos in that they are primarily insectivorous. (Full text)

The potoroos, or “rat” kangaroos, are small members of the family that form a subfamily by themselves.

Rat kangaroos are omnivorous animals of ratlike appearance. (Full text)

Although intimately connected with, the cuscuses and phalangers by means of the musk-kangaroo, the kangaroos and wallabies, together with the rat-kangaroos, are easily distinguishable from other diprotodont marsupials by their general conformation, and by peculiarities in the structure of their limbs, teeth and other organs.

Musky Rat-kangaroos are regular sightings during daylight hours under the fruit trees or along the rainforest pathways. (Full text)

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