National Geographic : 1999 Feb
Western Barred Bandicoot (Peramelesbougainville) Size: Head and body length, 17 - 24 cm; tail, 6 -10 cm Weight: 172 - 286 g Habitat: Scrub and open steppe on Bernier and Dorre Islands, Western Australia Surviving number: Estimated at up to 4,000 Photographed by Jiri Lochman WILDLIFE AS CANON SEES IT A western barred bandicoot scampers through or seagrass litter. This species is no longer dense scrub and thickets after nightfall, found on the mainland, and now exists only searching for food. The little marsupial on two island nature reserves, where it is adeptly unearths insects and roots with its protected from introduced predators and sharp foreclaws, and with its long nose habitat changes. As a global corporation probes the sandy soil and crevices for seeds committed to social and environmental and herbs. During the day, the solitary concerns, we join in worldwide efforts to bandicoot nestles into a shallow nest to sleep, promote greater awareness of endangered undetected beneath a cover of gathered plant species for the benefit of future generations. NATURE Color Flatbed Scanner Watch"NATURE" on PBS This program The CanoScanFB620Pprovides600 dpi scanning funded,inpart,byCanonUS.A.,Inc. of everything from articlesto photos andgraphics. , And thanks to Canon'sdesign innovation, thisperformancecomes in a remarkably C compact packageidealfor the desktop.