Red-legged pademelon

Red-legged pademelon

Order : Diprotodontia
Family : Macropodidae
Species : Thylogale stigmatica


Keywords: red , tail

The Red-legged pademelon 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

Some facts about the
Red-legged pademelon

Adult weight : 4.1 kg (9.02 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 10 years

Female maturity :338 days

Gestation : 29 days

Weaning : 252 days

Litter size : 1

Interval between litters : 185 days

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Facts about the red-legged pademelon

Initial gestation for the Red-legged Pademelon is 30 days with a pouch life of approximately 7 months.

Others like the Red-legged wallaby, Thylogale stigmatica, is only found in the lower Fly region.

Red-legged Pademelon Thylogale stigmatica is an inhabitant, which has suffered substantial population decline through the impacts of 1999's Tropical Cyclone Rona.

The Red legged Pademelon is also likely to occur in DNP.

The Red-legged Pademelon (Thylogale stigmatica) is an inhabitant, which has suffered substantial population decline from the impact of Tropical Cyclone Rona in 1999.

The red-legged pademelon (Thylogale stigmatica) is listed as VULNERABLE on the schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act.

Male Red-legged pademelons are considerably larger than females. (Full text)

Anyway, your Red Legged Pademelon is about the cutest critter I've ever seen -- next to my Jack Russell, of course! (Full text)

Red-legged pademelons are the only ground dwelling wallaby that lives in Wet Tropics rainforests. (Full text)

One of three species of Pademelon, the red-legged pademelon is similar to the other two species, red-bellied and red-necked. (Full text)

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