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Aepyprymnus rufescens (Rufous Bettong) is a species of mammals in the family Potoroidae. They are native to Oceania continent (Australia, NZ and islands). They are nocturnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 96 months. Reproduction is viviparous. They rely on saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Rufous Bettong. View this species on GBIF