Long-nosed Potoroo ©arcaneanimals.tumblr.com
Long-nosed Potoroo ©arcaneanimals.tumblr.com

Order Diprotodontia

Family Potoroidae

Scientific Name

Potorous tridactylus

Thumbnail Description

It spends much of its time within the shelter of understorey vegetation

Size and Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 34 and 38 cm (13–15 in)

TAIL: 15 to 24 cm (5.9–9.4 in)

Habitat

Subtropical, warm temperate rainforest, open forest, dense coastal heaths

Distribution

New South Wales (Southern Highlands), South-western Victoria, Tasmania

Diet

Arthropods, plant tissue, fruits, flowers, fungi

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Joey

Home Range

34.4 hectares (85 acres)

Predators

Feral cats, foxes

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Nocturnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern