Red necked wallaby

Red necked wallabyThe Red-necked Wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus), being one of the largest wallabies, can easily be mistaken for a kangaroo... The Red-necked Wallaby does things on its own, although it operates in loose groups, known as mobs, and often sharing common feeding areas. They feed in the night and in the late afternoon, they graze on grass and herbs close to forest for shelter.

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Which zoos have them?
Artis (Netherlands)

The Bennett's wallaby, red-necked wallaby 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

Countries
Australia
Some facts about the
Red-necked wallaby

Adult weight : 16.2 kg (35.64 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 15 years

Female maturity :395 days

Male maturity : 608 days

Gestation : 29 days

Weaning : 187 days

Litter size : 1

Interval between litters : 273 days

Weight at birth : 0.001 kg (0.0022 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 1.483 kg (3.2626 lbs)

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