Bilbies

by Isabella 3D

Bilbies

A Bilby is an Australian marsupial mammal.

The scientific name for a Bilby is Macrotis Lagotis. A bilby is mainly found in the desert. Bilbies' shelters are in deep burrows.

They eat insects, seeds, fruit, bulbs, lizards and fungi.

Bilbies' predators are foxes and golden bandicoots.

Bilbies breed throughout the year. Two baby bilbies will stay in their mother's pouch for 75 days.

Bilbies are important because they are endangered. They have become endangered because introduced animals eat thier food.

Some species of bilbies are extinct.