rabbit-eared bandicoot

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Noun1.rabbit-eared bandicoot - bandicoot with leathery ears like a rabbitrabbit-eared bandicoot - bandicoot with leathery ears like a rabbit
bandicoot - any of various agile ratlike terrestrial marsupials of Australia and adjacent islands; insectivorous and herbivorous
genus Macrotis, Macrotis - a genus of Peramelidae
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Endangered species like the bilby, a marsupial commonly referred to as the "rabbit-eared bandicoot" for its long ears, and the great desert skink, a burrowing lizard that works cooperatively with others of its kind to build elaborate tunnel systems, have been threatened by the encroachment of feral cats and foxes, as well as increasingly-occurring brush-fires and cattle grazing.