Taxonomic name: Bettongia penicillata
Type: Mammal (marsupial)
Conservation Status: Critically Endangered
Wild Range: Forest and Shrubland in Southwestern Australia
Diet: Underground fungi, tubers, bulbs and seeds
Longevity in the Wild: 6 - 8 years
Size: 36 cm for males, females are slightly smaller
Weight: 1.8 kg for males, females are slightly smaller
Woylie's have prehensile tails, meaning they can use their tails to pick up and carry objects.
The Zoo's Woylie, Jemima, is located at the Kinsmen Discovery Centre.