Golden bandicoot

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Golden bandicoot

Order : Peramelemorphia
Family : Peramelidae
Species : Isoodon auratus

 

Keywords: brown

The Golden bandicoot is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Countries
Australia
Some facts about the
Golden bandicoot

Adult weight : 0.485 kg (1.067 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 7 years

Litter size : 3

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.428 kg (0.9416 lbs)

Temperature : 33.85 °C (92.93 °F)

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Facts about the golden bandicoot

The Golden Bandicoot - scientifically known as the Isoodon auratus - is extinct in South Australia, but is still

The golden bandicoot is terrestrial and nocturnal. (Full text)

The golden bandicoot (isodon auratus) is smaller than the bettong, with a long snout and sleek, golden fur. (Full text)

The Golden Bandicoot is rare and possibly extinct on the mainland.

   The Golden Bandicoot is rare and possibly extinct on the mainland. (Full text)

The Golden Bandicoot is not a well known animal, yet it once covered half of the Australian continent.

The golden bandicoot is one which 100 years had a distribution across two-thirds of the continent, extraordinary beast, it was really one of our more successful animals that occurred in deserts, it occurred in heathlands, open forests, woodlands, it occurred at really high densities.

Golden bandicoots are omnivores and enjoy eating succulents (where they get a significant amount of water), insects, plant bulbs, and reptiles (small). (Full text)

Golden bandicoots are distinguished from all other marsupials by the.

Golden bandicoots are distinguished from all other marsupials by the. (Full text)

Golden bandicoots are distinguished from all other marsupials by the. (Full text)

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