Potprous platyops (plat'-ee-ops : "flat-looking potoroo")
Status : Extinct. :(
The Broad-faced Potoroo is the smallest of the potoroo species, whos body length was aproximately 24cm long and its tail was approximately 18cm long.
It had a fat-cheeks, giving it a broad-faced appearance and inhabited the semi-arid, woodland and grassland areas of southern Western Australia.
The Broad-faced Potoroo was first described in 1839 and has not been seen since 1875.
Nothing is known about its bilogy.
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