Western gray kangaroo

Western gray kangaroo

Order : Diprotodontia
Family : Macropodidae
Species : Macropus fuliginosus

 

The Kangaroo island western grey kangaroo, western gray kangaroo is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the western gray kangaroo
A young / baby of a western gray kangaroo is called a 'joey'. The females are called 'flyer or doe' and males 'boomer or buck'. A western gray kangaroo group is called a 'mob, troop or court'.
Countries
Australia
Some facts about the
Western gray kangaroo

Adult weight : 28.25 kg (62.15 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 23 years

Female maturity :670 days

Male maturity : 880 days

Gestation : 30 days

Weaning : 540 days

Litter size : 1

Interval between litters : 385 days

Weight at birth : 0.001 kg (0.0022 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 11 kg (24.2 lbs)

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Facts about the western gray kangaroo

Western Gray Kangaroo or Macropus fuliginosus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

The Western Grey Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus) is slightly smaller again at about 54 kg for a large male. (Full text)

The Western Grey Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus) is slightly smaller again at about 54 kg for a large male.

The Western Grey Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus) is slightly smaller again at about 54 kg for a large male. (Full text)

The Western Grey Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus) is slightly smaller again at about 54 kg for a large male. (Full text)

The Western Grey Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus) is slightly smaller again at about 54 kg for a large male. (Wiki)

The Western Grey Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus) is slightly smaller again at about 54 kg for a large male. (Full text)

The Western Grey Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus) is slightly smaller again at about 54 kg for a large male. (Full text)

The Western Grey Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus) is slightly smaller again at about 54 kg for a large male. (Full text)

The Western Gray Kangaroo is native to the southern

Western Gray Kangaroos Copyrighted photo by Allex Michael This western gray kangaroo is nursing her joey. (Full text)

Mostly marsupialsWestern gray kangaroos are marsupials.

Small Tammar wallabies and larger Western gray kangaroos are everywhere - dingoes and foxes were never introduced here.

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