Proserpine rock wallaby

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Proserpine rock wallaby

Order : Diprotodontia
Family : Macropodidae
Species : Petrogale persephone


Keywords: tail , white

The Prosperine rock wallaby is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species


Facts about the Proserpine rock wallaby

Proserpine rock wallaby Among the land mammals, the Proserpine rock wallaby is found only in the Proserpine area and on a few offshore islands in the Whitsundays.

The Proserpine Rock Wallaby is an endangered species only known to exist in the Whitsunday Shire and Glouster Island.

The Proserpine rock wallaby is the only land mammal endemic to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

The size of a Proserpine Rock Wallaby is about one metre intotal length.

The Proserpine rock wallaby is a shy animal which quickly moves away over the rocks when it feels threatened. (Full text)

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