As a part of our endangered animals unit, Lorelai – my animal-obsessed five-year-old – crafted this numbat. I think she did a great job! She really took her time painting him. Print below and enjoy!
Facts About Numbats
- Numbats are marsupials (pouched animal) that live in Western Australia.
- Numbats are an endangered and very rare.
- Numbats eat termites. They have a long, sticky tongue that they stick down into termite tunnels. They can eat up to 20,000 termites in one day!
- They have reddish brown fur and stripes. They are also known as the ‘banded anteater’.
- To read more about numbats, go here.
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