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Other Small MarsupialBettongia gaimardi

Southern Bettong at Mulligans Flat

Bettongia gaimardi at Mulligans Flat - 7 Sep 2016

Identification history

Other Small Marsupial Bettongia gaimardi 8 Sep 2016 MichaelMulvaney
Other Small Marsupial Bettongia gaimardi 7 Sep 2016 JasonC


roymcd wrote:
   7 Sep 2016
   8 Sep 2016
Bettongia gaimardi, Eastern Bettong (not Southern Bettong) is a macropod (Family Potoroinae) and should be in the 'Kangaroos and wallabies' group not the 'small marsupials' group. Technically it is too heavy to be classified as a 'small mammal'. This species is present in the Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary, in wildlife enclosures at Tidbinbilla and trial releases will be attempted elsewhere, starting with Lower Cotter Catchment.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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