IUCN Red List Status:

Least Concern

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Grasses, herbs and roots


East to South Australia and Tasmania.
Eucalyptus forests and open grasslands


There are small wild populations throughout Britain, and even on a
Scottish island


Enjoys a lifespan of up to 15 years

Related to kangaroos, this is the largest
species of wallaby. Generally solitary, they will come together to feed in groups of up to 30 individuals.

The young are called joeys. The mothers are
capable of having a large joey still visiting the
pouch for suckling, a small joey in the pouch
developing for nine months, and embryos in
cold storage waiting to be born after just 29
days of pregnancy.

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