Burrowing Bettong

All about boodies

Scientific name: Bettongia lesueur
Conservation status: Conservation dependent animal
Habitat: Most habitats except dense vegetation
Diet: Underground fungi, seeds, bulbs and even termites
Distribution:
At Kanyana: Boodie weighed just 120g when he arrived at Kanyana in 2005.
His mother was caught in a DPaW survey trap and she threw him
out of her pouch. Boodie was hand raised at Kanyana and is used in
our education programs.