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Order Diprotodontia

Family Macropodidae

Scientific Name

Setonix brachyurus

Thumbnail Description

It can climb small trees and shrubs

Size and Weight

Adults:

BODY LENGTH: 40 to 54 cm (16 to 21 in)

WEIGHT: 2.5 to 5 kg (5.5 to 11.0 lb)

TAIL: 25 to 30 cm (9.8 to 11.8 in)

Habitat

Semi-arid scrub, cultivated gardens

Distribution

Western Australia (Rottnest Island just off Perth, Bald Island)

Diet

Flowering plants (Guichenotia)

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Joey

Home Range

Unknown

Predators

Dingoes, dogs, cats

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Unknown

Conservation Status

Vulnerable