Southern Marsupial Mole

Notoryctes typhlops

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The southern marsupial mole (Notoryctes typhlops) is a mole-like marsupial found in the western central deserts of Australia. It is extremely adapted to a burrowing way of life. It has large, shovel-like forepaws and silky fur, which helps it move easily. also lacks complete eyes as it has little need for them. It feeds on earthworms and larvae.

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