Bennett’s Wallaby

Genus and Species: Macropus rufogriseus

The Bennett’s wallaby has mostly tawny grey fur, with a white chest and belly, and a dark brown muzzle, paws and feet.

Native Habitat:
Bennett’s wallabies are commonly found in eucalyptus forests and open areas with nearby tree shelter but can tolerate a diversity of habitats, including farmland.

Fun fact:
Though they may be best known for hopping, wallabies, kangaroos and wallaroos can also crawl and swim!

Conservation status:
Not Endangered

Around the world:
Tasmania, Australia