I HAVE NEVER SEEN A BILBY, although I lived in Australia for 28 years. But I wish…
There used to be two species of bilby. The lesser bilby became extinct in the 1950s. The greater bilby is an endangered species.
The following is copied from an article in BBC News. See the link HERE:
A rare marsupial that once ran wild in Australia’s state of New South Wales has been reintroduced into the state for the first time in more than a century.
Bilbies – small nocturnal mammals with long, rabbit-like ears – were last recorded in the state in 1912. But now 30 captive-bred animals were released into a large predator-free enclosure near the town of Narrabri, northwest of Sydney.… More “Is it a mouse or a rabbit or a mini-kangaroo? No — it’s a bilby.”