Mammal | Eastern Australia
Also known as a “red-necked wallaby,” these wallaby stand to be about three feet tall. They live in groups called mobs, and are social animals that tend to stay relaxed. Because they are marsupials, the mother will rear their young in their pouches.
In the wild: Grasses, roots, tree leaves, and weeds
At the Zoo: Mazuri kangaroo wallaby diet, greens, carrots, apples, timothy hay pellets
Coastal heath communities; eucalypt forests with moderate shrub cover and open areas nearby. Also found in crop or pastureland areas.
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – least concern