Wallabies

Wallabies are a marsupial/pouched mammal from Australia.


No different to kangaroos in habits, just smaller which means they can live in habitats with dense plant cover.

  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

Red-necked wallabies get their name from the red fur on their neck and shoulders. When born they are embryonic weighing less than a gram, and they must immediately drag themselves to their mothers teats which are enclosed in the pouch. There, it will stay for six months.

Key Facts

Family:
Macropodidae
Diet:
Grasses, leaves, seeds, bulbs and fruit.
Life Span:
15 years
Distribution:
Tasmania, Australia.
Habitat:
Diprotodontia
Did you know?
There are about 50 different species of wallaby.

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