Wallaby

Wallaby

In the kangaroo family, wallabies have large and powerful tails used for moving and propping themselves to sit.  Young wallabies are called "joeys" like kangaroos.

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME MACROPUS (NOTAMACROPUS)
WHERE IN THE WILD? AUSTRALIA, NEARBY ISLANDS AND NEW GUINEA
WHAT'S ON THE MENU?   
GRASSES, PLANS
LIFE EXPECTANCY
9 YEARS