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Order Peramelemorphia

Family Peramelidae

Scientific Name

Peroryctes broadbenti

Thumbnail Description

Dark brown with reddish buff flanks

Size and Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 6.9 – 7.9 in (17.5–20 cm)

WEIGHT: 11 lb (5 kg)

Habitat

Lowland rainforest; elevation 6,560 ft (2,000 m)

Distribution

Southeastern New Guinea

Diet

Vegetable matter

Reproduction

Twins

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Terrestrial, nocturnal, solitary

Conservation Status

Endangered