Desert rat kangaroo (Caloprymnus campestris)
|Also known as:||Buff-nosed rat-kangaroo, plains rat-kangaroo|
|French:||Kangourou-rat Du Désert|
- The desert rat kangaroo is a small hopping marsupial endemic to central Australia.
- Despite extensive research within its habitat, the desert rat kangaroo has not been seen since 1935.
- The desert rat kangaroo is mainly herbivorous, normally feeding on foliage and stems.
Classified as Extinct (EX) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (March, 2010)