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Numbat in the wild at Dryandra Woodlands - a very memorable sight  Australia,Geotagged,Myrmecobius fasciatus,Numbat Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Numbat in the wild at Dryandra Woodlands - a very memorable sight

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  1. Had never heard of this mammal, even though captive ones were already on the site. Thanks for sharing another rare mammal! Posted 2 years ago
    1. You are welcome☺️. It‘s actually an old picture... We were very fortunate indeed. We were watching 3 playful youngsters for several hours until they disapeared into the forest. Posted 2 years ago

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The numbat , also known as the banded anteater, marsupial anteater, or ''walpurti'', is a marsupial found in Western Australia. Its diet consists almost exclusively of termites. Once widespread across southern Australia, its 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.

Similar species: Australian Marsupials
Species identified by Tarsier
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Uploaded Nov 16, 2017. Captured in Tomingley Rd, Dryandra WA 6311, Australia.