Bilby

Bilby

Bilbies were once a favorite traditional food and source of fur for Aboriginal peoples of Australia, but the bilby’s rarity and protected status has led to the abandonment of these practices.

Bilbies were once a favorite traditional food and source of fur for Aboriginal peoples of Australia.

The rarity and protected status of bilbies means this practice has been all but abandoned.


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

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