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The Greater Stick Nest Rat Appearance Diet Habitat Why It's Vulnerable? What is Being Done? Action Plan Bibliography Yellow, brown and grey fluffy fur with a cream coloured underbelly Blunt Snout Large eyes Large rounded ears 17-26cm long 180-450g It's Furry tail can grow up to 18cm long Nests are located over and around a grassed area Some nests are up to 1 meter tall and 2 meters tall Rabbits Sheep Cattle Foxes Competition from grazing animals such as the rabbit, sheep and cattle Scientific Name: Leporillus Conditor Made from sticks, branches and small stones The nests contain one or more chambers The rats live in families There are about six families in a colony They live in dry shrub land and grassland areas Herbivore Eats leaves and fruit off succulent plants It often eats the succulent pig face and blue bush and salt bush Uses strong, sharp front teeth to gnaw and nibble food It feeds in the night Droughts and fires Introduced animals Land clearing Reduction of Aboriginal burning practices. Areas being fenced by feral predator exclusion fence. Breed in captivity Detailed studies of habitat and dietary requirements Maintaining population on Franklin island Establish a breeding colony on main land Tell the politicians that WE CARE!!! Make more land with feral free fencing Educate people about why we think it is important to preserve this species Provide them with more sticks, stones and the food they eat Closely monitor their progress Reflection I have learned lots about my species the Greater Stick Nest Rat I found the bibliography hard to write I found it interesting that they do not have to drink water because they get enough from the plants they eat Location Where the Greater Stick Nest Rat lives Legend Conservation parks where the rats are living Franklin Islands (where the naturally live) S.A VIC N.S.W OLD N.T W.A TAS ACT No scale available Australian government
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, population and Communities Leporillus conditor-Wopilkara http://www.environment.gov.au/index.html http://www.sharkbay.org/images/Design-Home/01_banner.jpg Greater Stick Nest Rat (Leporillus conditor) (collected 29/4/13)
Leporillus conditor — Wopilkara, Greater Stick-nest Rat (collected 29/4/13) http://www.australianfauna.com/ Greater Stick Nest Rat (Leporillus conditor) (collected 29/4/13) http://www.alicespringsdesertpark.com.au/index.shtml Nature Notes- Greater Stick Nest Rat (collected 29/4/13) http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/Home Case study: The Greater Stick Nest Rat (collected 29/4/13) http://www.arkive.org/ Greater Stick-Nest Rat (Leporillus Conditor) (collected 29/4/13) Make a place where people can donate to the fund I couldn't find a chart, graph or table and that was very annoying! Greater Stick Nest Rat Brown Rat Black Rat Body Length Tail Length Weight 17-26cm long Female avg: 250g Male avg: 350g Up to 25cm long Up to 25cm Long Up to 18cm long 180-450g 15-21cm long 17-25cm long 110-340 Size and Weight Comparison
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