Bilby

Bilby

Bilby tongues are long, sticky, and slender, making it easy to catch and lap up termites, but unfortunately, this method of feeding leads to a consumption of soil and sand.

Bilby tongues are long, sticky, and slender, making it easy to catch termites.

Unfortunately, this method of feeding leads to a large consumption of soil and sand as well.


Image | © Stephen Mitchell, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Brown, 2011; Environment Australia, 2004; Humble, 2006; Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory, 1998; Pavey, 2006)

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