Bilby: Australia's Easter Bunny


Subject:
Animals , Mammals , Marsupials (Opossums, etc.) , Endangered Species

Description:
Fact sheet about the greater bilby, "the only surviving bandicoot in arid Queensland [Australia]. ... Its closest relative, the lesser bilby, is extinct. In recent years, attempts have been made to replace the Easter bunny with the Easter bilby to make the public aware of this important Australian animal's plight." Covers physical features, habitat, food, breeding, threats to survival, protection, and related topics. From the Queensland's Environmental Protection Agency.

Publisher:
Environmental Protection Agency, Queensland, Australia

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.epa.qld.gov.au/nature_conservation/wildlife/threatened_plants_and_animals/endangered/bilby/


PID= res:lii-28228