The lifespan of wild bilbies is unknown, but captive bilbies are known to live 6-7 years, the oldest living about 10 years.

The oldest bilby in captivity lived about 10 years, although six to seven years of age is a typical maximum lifespan in captivity.

The lifespan of bilbies in the wild is unknown.

Image | ©️ Andrew Gould, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY 2.0)
Sources | (Brown, 2011; Burbidge & Woinarski, 2016; Pavey, 2006; Tydale-Bicsoe, 1973)

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