Animal of the day – 8/29/2011 – The Long Eared Bandicoot

Long Eared Bandicoot

The animal of the day is the Long Eared Bandicoot. (Did you know: The might look like rabbits or rodents, but these guys are actually marsupials!The actually hop around similar to rabbits!

These Australian natives have one of the shortest gestation periods of all mammals. Babies are born 12 days after conception! WOW!

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