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Pig-footed Bandicoot (Chaeropus ecaudatus)

a formerly widespread species in Australia which declined rapidly after European arrival and the introduction of exotic predators. The last specimen was collected in 1901, but the species probably survived until at least the 1950s. May 2014

Pig-footed Bandicoot (Chaeropus ecaudatus)
Chlidonias, 4 Jun 2014
    • Chlidonias
      a formerly widespread species in Australia which declined rapidly after European arrival and the introduction of exotic predators. The last specimen was collected in 1901, but the species probably survived until at least the 1950s.

      May 2014
    • Onychorhynchus coronatus
      Fascinating, I never knew about this species or its extinction.
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