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
  • Visitors in 2016
    Visitors in 2016

    234,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2016
    CAMPERS IN 2016

    2,600

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400