Macropus eugenii


The Tammar Wallaby is a small, thickly furred wallaby with predominantly dark, grey-brown fur. Animals, especially males, usually have rufous on the sides of their bodies and on their limbs.


Found in South Australia, on Kangaroo Island, and the southwest of Western Australia.


8 - 12 years.


The maximum weight for males is 9.1kgs with the maximum weight in females being 6.9kgs. The body length of 59 - 68cm in males and 52 - 63cm in females.


They are herbivorous, and its diet consists mostly of grasses and shrubs.


They inhabit dense coastal heath and scrub, though some populations remain in dry sclerophyll forests that have dense understorey vegetation.


A seasonal breeder and births largely occur during late January and early February. During the estrous period, males establish a dominance hierarchy preventing subordinates from mating with estrous females.

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