The next person they spied was a Bandicoot carrying a watermelon.
They brought back an ample supply, with the addition of a wallaby and a bandicoot.
Bandicoot (Perameles), a genus of small Australian marsupials.
There is an expression in Australia, "Blind as a bandicoot."
No bandicoot ever went into his hole with the dogs after him quicker than Jim came out of his.