Wallabies d'Eugenie

TAMMAR AND PARMA WALLABIES

Macropus eugenii / Macropus parma

if there is no fresh water, the tammar wallaby can drink sea water ! The Parma wallaby is the smallest wallaby of the Macropus genus.

WEIGHT : 4 to 9 kg (eugenii) / 3 to 6 kg (parma)

FOOD : Plants

THREATS : Poaching (fur and meat), habitat destruction (bushfire), predation (introduced species).

ECO-GESTURE : Like their predators, some plants are also invasive exotic species such as pampa’s grass, buddleia or jussie in France.

 

MORE INFO :

Family : Macropodidae
Gestation : 25 to 28 days (eugenii) / 35 days (parma)
Habits : gregarious
Litter : 1 to 6 babies
Longevity : 12 years

Tammar wallaby ditribution map

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Parma wallaby distribution map

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