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