Bennett's Wallaby

Red-necked Wallaby Scientific Name: Macropus rufogriseus

Bennett's wallabies are one of the largest species of wallaby and are sometimes mistaken for kangaroos.

  • Size: Weight: 30 to 41 pounds; Head-to-body length: 63 to 70 inches including tail
  • Diet: Grazers; eating grasses and herbs. During dry spells they get water from juicy roots
  • Habitat: Coastal forests and eucalypt forests with shrub understory
  • Range in the Wild: Found only in Southeast Australia 

Conservation Status 
Listed as Least Concern. They are widely distributed and can live in a broad range of habitats.

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