bilby

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Macrotis Lagoti or Bilby is known as bandicoot with ears like a rabbit. It is an endemic specie and nocturnal animal in Australia. Lives in deep burrows and arid areas.

It is omnivore and eats spiders, fruits, insects or some small animals but what is interesting is that doesn’t drink water. Can grow up to 55 cm in length and can weigh up to 2.5 kg.

The Bilby has blue-gray fur which is soft, large ears, long black and white tail and long muzzle. The tail reaches up to 29 cm. This species is also endangered.

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