Marsupials: Numbats (Myrmecobius fasciatus)
Also known as the banded anteater, the Numbat is a marsupial found in Western Australia. Its diet consists almost exclusively of termites. Once widespread across southern Australia, the range is now restricted to several small colonies and it is listed as an endangered species. The numbat is an emblem of Western Australia and protected by conservation programs…
(read more: Wikipedia)   (photo: Martin Pot)

Marsupials: Numbats (Myrmecobius fasciatus)

Also known as the banded anteater, the Numbat is a marsupial found in Western Australia. Its diet consists almost exclusively of termites. Once widespread across southern Australia, the range is now restricted to several small colonies and it is listed as an endangered species. The numbat is an emblem of Western Australia and protected by conservation programs…

(read more: Wikipedia)   (photo: Martin Pot)

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    Numbat! Gorgeous,love all these weird and wonderful marsupials! Need to pay Australia a visit!
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    NUMBAT
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