Bettongs and Potoroos

Potoroidae

Rufous Bettong

Rufous Bettong

What does it look like? Rufous Bettong fur is long and wiry, reddish-brown above, flecked with silverish-grey, and pale greyish below. Head has triangular, pointed ears, short, hairy shout and sparsely furred nosepad. Naked skin around eyes and inside ears pink to pinkish-orange. Where does it live? Formerly wider ranging (including along sections of Murray River), but now confined to eastern...