Rufous Bettong Animal

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Rufous Bettong Animal Facts

  • Length: 34-48cm
  • Tail: 31-41 cm (12-16 in)
  • Weight: 1.3-3kg
  • Social unit: Variable
  • Status: Least concern

Rufous bettong animal Grizzled red-brown fur over the body gives this rat-kangaroo its name of rufous bettong, although some fur is white.

It uses its grasping tail to gather grasses and stems for its tall, cone-shaped nest, which it builds on the woodland floor, often against a log or tree; one individual may have 5 such refuges.

The diet is fungi, grass, roots, leaves, flowers, seeds, and small inyuprtohrnton. The single young leaves the pouch after 16 weeks.

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Rufous Bettong Animal

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