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Synonyms for numbat

small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites

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These include the aardwolves of Africa, the aardvarks ("ground pig" in Afrikaans) and the pangolins of Africa and Asia, and the numbats and echidnas, primitive egg-laying mammals of Australia.
The first animals to be released will be Bilbies, followed by Bush-tailed Bettongs and Numbats.
I drew numbats and researched these beautiful creatures for an entire term.
Bums are also crucial to numbats, for they sleep in hollow logs and stuff their bottoms in the end like a cork so predators can't pull them out.
This baiting has led to spectacular recoveries of populations of woylies (a small, scarce wallaby species), numbats, chuditch (marsupial cats), possums and carpet pythons.
Scores of other species are endangered, wildlife specialists say, including woylies, boodies, numbats, and the potoroo.