Indirect Evidence of Bandicoots

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Henry Arthur Readford
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The picuter is of a typical digging A conical pit with an approx opening of 7 cm. Scat can be found in area. These digs are to get to the invertebrate larvae. the base of holes go to point the opening can be as small as 3-4cm and little as 6-10 deep, but often more than 10cm openings and 15cm deep. Often many holes in same area.
Note Bilbys also dig conical holes but dirt is usually all around the hole not in a single direction.
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The cowpat was probably dropped in winter when the introduced dung beetles are inactive.
Perhaps the bandicoot was after a worm feeding on nthe bottom of the pat?
 
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