Long-nosed bandicoot

Long-nosed bandicoot

Order : Peramelemorphia
Family : Peramelidae
Species : Perameles nasuta

 

Keywords: brown , nocturnal

The Long-nosed bandicoot is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Countries
Australia
Some facts about the
Greater long-nosed bandicoot

Adult weight : 0.859 kg (1.8898 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 6 years

Female maturity :135 days

Gestation : 12 days

Weaning : 66 days

Litter size : 3

Interval between litters : 53 days

Weight at weaning : 0.15 kg (0.33 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 2 W

Body mass : 0.645 kg (1.419 lbs)

Temperature : 35.85 °C (96.53 °F)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the long-nosed bandicoot

Perameles nasuta is not listed on Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Act and thus populations of P.

Southern Short-nosed Bandicoots, Isoodon obesulus, are likely to occur on the Mornington Peninsula, but in the wetter Dandenong Ranges, the Long-nosed Bandicoot, Perameles nasuta, is usual. (Full text)

Rufus Rat Kangaroo (Aepyprymnus rufescens) is presented in depth groups 1 and 2 while Long-nosed Bandicoot (Perameles nasuta) is present in depth groups 2 and 3.

The Long-nosed bandicoot is indigenous to the rain forests as well as wet and dry woodlands of the east coast of Australia.

The Long-nosed Bandicoot is a [CITIES-listed Endangered Species]

The 'Long-nosed Bandicoot' is a cute critter that is coloured mainly grey and has an even longer, shrew-like nose than the species above. (Full text)

The Long-nosed Bandicoot is probably best known for the small, round conical holes it leaves behind as it forages at night.

Reproduction The gestation period of the long-nosed bandicoot is quite short, about 12.

"The Long Nosed Bandicoot is found on Australia's East Coast & Tasmania There are about 21 species of bandicoots, the "Long Nosed" is one of 11 main species of Bandicoot". (Full text)

The Common long-nosed bandicoot is one of 15 species in the Australian Region.

The Long-nosed Bandicoot is more common in the Blue Mountains. (Full text)

The Long-nosed Bandicoot is more common in the Blue Mountains.

Long nosed bandicoots are odd looking members of the marsupial family.

-Long-Nosed Bandicoots are prey to many animals including dingoes, snakes, and foxes. (Full text)

Long-nosed bandicoots are gray or brown in colour, with a lighter underbelly. (Full text)

Long-nosed bandicoots are the last bandicoots to persist in the Sydney Harbour catchment.

Although Long-nosed Bandicoots are regarded as common in the eastern parts of their range, this small colony in a city with almost four million people is remarkable, and has been classed as an 'endangered population'.

"Long-nosed bandicoots are the last bandicoots to persist in the Sydney Harbour area," he says. (Full text)

Long Nosed Bandicoots are nocturnal, feeding on insects, small invertebrates and some plant roots.

"Long-nosed bandicoots are the last bandicoots to persist in the Sydney Harbour area," he says. (Full text)

Brushtail Possums, Ringtail Possums and Long-nosed Bandicoots are a few of the 40 species of mammals recorded in the Sydney region over the past two hundred years.

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