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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Marsupialia
Family:Macropodidae
Genus:Macropus
Genus species:Macropus robustus

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:110-200 cm
Weight:6.25-46.5 kg
Identification:The Euro wallaby has dark gray to reddish coloration on top and paler undersides. Males are typically larger than females.
Habitat:Rocky hills, rocky ledges, stony rises
Diet:Herbivore: grasses, shrubs
Reproduction:Breeding can occur throughout the year and may be delayed during long periods of drought. The gestation period is 34 days and the baby remains in the pouch for 244 days.
Euro wallabies are solitary.
Behavior:Most activity takes place at night.
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Australia Date:1972-02 Subjects:marsupial
Common wallaroo
Euro wallaby
kangaroo
Marcropus
Wallabies
Kangaroos
Macropodidae
Diprotodontia
Marsupials
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata