Bilby

Male bilbies keep much larger home ranges than females at 1.5-3.16 km² compared to 0.18-1.5 km².

Home range sizes of male bilbies are usually much larger than those of females. Female home ranges are from 0.18 to 1.5 square kilometers while males have home ranges of between 1.5 to 3.16 square kilometers.

Home ranges of males, females, and juveniles are likely to overlap, but not much social contact is made with the exception of mating.


Image | ©️ Sean Kelleher, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Sources | (Brown, 2011; Pavey, 2006)

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