Benette's Tree-kangaroo ©museumvictoria.com.au
Benette’s Tree-kangaroo ©museumvictoria.com.au

Order Diprotodontia

Family Macropodidae

Scientific Name

Dendrolagus bennettianus

Thumbnail Description

They are very agile and are able to leap 9 metres (30 ft) down to another branch

Size and Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH:

WEIGHT: (males) 14 kg (25 to 31 lbs) (females) 8 to 10.6 kg (17.6 to 23 lbs)

Habitat

Lowland tropical rain forests, sclerophyll woodlands, vines, ferns, wild fruits

Distribution

Cooktown Queensland

Diet

33 plant species

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Predators

Pythons, dingo

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Terrestrial

Conservation Status

Near Threatened