|Genus||Macrotis large eared|
|Common Names||Greater Bilby|
Rabbit-eared Bandicoot, Rabbit Bandicoot, Pinkie, Ninu, Walpajirri, Dalgyte
|Size||similar to a rabbit; male 2.5 kg; female about half the male|
|Features||long rabbit-like ears; long nose, tail, and legs;|
|Habitat||mulga shrublands, spinifex grassland, mitchell grassland|
|Distribution||south-western Queensland, Northern Territory, north Western Australia – restricted|
|Status||vulnerable to extinction; some captive breeding programs; plans to reestablish a colony in national parkland near Charleville, Qld.|
|Food||insects and their larvae, seeds, bulbs, fruit, fungi|
|Lifestyle||feed at night; rest in burrows during the day; live singly or in pairs|
|Frequency||1 or 2 young in each litter; may be 4 litters in a year in favourable conditions|
|Sexual Maturity||6 months|
- Encyclopedia of Australian Wildlife, Readers Digest Australia Pty Ltd, 1997. Readers Digest (Australia) Pty Ltd, Surrey Hills.
- Complete Book Of Australian Mammals, R Strahan (ed), 1983. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London.