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Bennett's Wallaby

Macropus rufogriseus

NATURAL HABITAT
The Bennett’s Wallaby is found in coastal woodlands and Eucalyptus forests that have both shrub cover and open areas.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Grass, leaves, roots and a variety of other vegetation
IN THE ZOO – Specially formulated biscuits

FASCINATING FACTS

  • Wallabies are smaller than kangaroos
  • Wallabies can hop four-feet to six-feet high
  • Identify each other by smell
  • Swallow their food without chewing it thoroughly, similar to cattle and reindeer