boodie

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Related to Bettongia lesueur: Burrowing Bettong

boodie

(ˈbuːdɪ)
n
(Animals) a burrowing rat kangaroo, Bettongia lesueur, found on islands off Western Australia
[from Nyungar (an extinct native language of SW Australia) burdi]
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ON the Heirisson Prong Peninsula, scientists and wildlife managers are fighting an ongoing battle to protect from predators reintroduced populations of the burrowing bettong Bettongia lesueur, and western barred bandicoot Perameles bougainville.