from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having feet like a pig's: as, the pig-footed perameles, Chœropus castanotis. See cut at Chœropus.
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These extinctions include a number of species which once utilized the Great Victoria Desert: the pig-footed bandicoot (Chaeropus ecaudatus), short-tailed hopping mouse (Notomys amplus), long-tailed hopping mouse (N. longicaudatus), and lesser stick-nest rat (Leporillus apicalis).
Think I'll just go out and wait for that little pig-footed guy with the flute to show up.
Amongst the most remarkable of these was the pig-footed animal found on June 16.