One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An Australian bandicoot with toes that form a paired foot pad on the forelimbs, and a single foot pad on the hindlimbs. It is believed to be extinct.
- ‘The pig-footed bandicoot was one of the very strangest of marsupials.’
- ‘An exception to this pattern was the pig-footed bandicoot, Chaeropus ecaudatus, which became extinct sometime after 1950.’
- ‘The pig-footed bandicoot may belong with the Peramelinae, or it perhaps should be classified by itself.’
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