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Bettongia penicillata (Brush-tailed Bettong) is a species of mammals in the family Potoroidae. It is listed as critically endangered by IUCN and in CITES Appendix I. It is found in Australasia. It is a nocturnal insectivore. Individuals are known to live for 72 months and can grow to 1300 g. Reproduction is viviparous and dioecious. Bettongia penicillata (Brush-tailed Bettong) relies on hopping to move around.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/6709/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Brush-tailed Bettong