Parma Wallaby ©library.sandiegozoo.org
Parma Wallaby ©library.sandiegozoo.org

Order Diprotodontia

Family Macropodidae

Scientific Name

Macropus parma

Thumbnail Description

The Parma wallaby is the smallest member of the genus Macropus

Size and Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 0.5 m (1.6 ft)

WEIGHT: 3.2 and 5.8 kg (7.1 and 12.8 lb)

TAIL: 0.5 m (1.6 ft)

Habitat

Wet sclerophyll forest, grassy patches, dry eucalypt forest

Distribution

Southern New South Wales

Diet

Grasses, herbs

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Joey

Home Range

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Nocturnal

Conservation Status

Near Threatened