Parma Wallaby

Parma WallabyPhoto by Joel Sartore

Scientific Name: Macropus parma

Parma wallabies communicate visually, by quivering, tail wagging and foot stomping as signs of aggression.
  • Size: Weight: 7 to 13 pounds; Length: 33 to 42 inches including tail
  • Diet: Herbivores; leaves, bark, wood and stems
  • Habitat: Wet eucalyptus forests with dense understory, near grasslands
  • Range in the Wild: Native to Australia, forests of New South Wales

Conservation Status
Listed as Near Threatened. Major threats include predation from invasive red foxes and habitat loss due to deforestation.

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