wallaby is reddish brown with grey tips on the fur, pronounced reddish-brown
grey chest. It has a black muzzle, white stripe on the upper lip,
paws and largest toe are black ( looks a bit like they have socks
is fairly common in Queensland , northeastern New South Wales and
Tasmania. It lives in eucalypt forests, where you would find open
areas nearby, and in tall coastal heath areas. It is a grazing animal,
eating mainly grasses and herbs.
Wallaby is mainly solitary, but will be seen grazing together at night,
if disturbed they will scatter in all directions.They
shelter in dense patches of forest during the day, coming out early
evening just before dusk to graze.
will start breeding at app. 14months old, and will from there on nearly
always have a young in her pouch, the pouch life is about 280 days,
and the joey will continue to be suckled till it is 12-17 months old.
males will start breeding at app. 19 months of age.
all year round in most states, except Tasmania, where the breeding
season is from January to July.The Red-necked wallaby is protected
by law in all states