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Rat-Kangaroos: Potoroidae

Physical Characteristics, Diet, Behavior And Reproduction, Rat-kangaroos And People, Conservation StatusGEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT

NORTHERN BETTONG Bettongia tropica; SPECIES ACCOUNT

Rat-kangaroos live on the coasts of Australia, especially the southern and eastern coasts. They also live in Tasmania and on a few nearby islands.

Rat-kangaroos live mainly in forests where there are many eucalyptus trees. Some types of rat kangaroos, like the burrowing bettong, live in other habitats, such as sandy areas that have dunes.

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Animal Life ResourceMammals