Bettongia penicillata (Brush Tailed Bettong) is a species of mammals in the family Potoroidae. It is listed as critically endangered by IUCN and in CITES Appendix I. It is found in Australasia. Bettongia penicillata is a nocturnal insectivore. Individuals are known to live for 72 months and can grow to 1300 g. Reproduction is viviparous and dioecious. Bettongia penicillata relies on saltation to move around.
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