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Red-legged Pademelon
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Order Diprotodontia

Family Macropodidae

Scientific Name

Thylogale stigmatica

Thumbnail Description

Its common name refers to the rusty colour on the limbs

Size and Weight

Adults:

TOTAL LENGTH: 38–58 cm

WEIGHT: 2.5 to 7 kg

HEIGHT: 2 ½ ft (76.2 cm)

TAIL: 30–47 cm

Habitat

Sclerophyll, dry vine scrubs, rainforest areas

Distribution

Northeastern Australia, New Guinea

Diet

Fruits, berries, shrubs

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

4 – 9.7 years

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Joey

Home Range

Unknown

Predators

Dingos, tiger quolls, amethystine pythons, domestic dogs

Sounds

Clucking

Behavior

Nocturnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern