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Tammar Wallaby

Macropus eugenii

NATURAL HABITAT
The tammar wallaby lives in dense vegetation areas of coastal regions.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Grass and leaves
IN THE ZOO – Specially formulated biscuits

FASCINATING FACTS

  • Babies crawl into pouch to continue developing for several months after birth
  • One of the smallest wallaby species
  • Lick forearms and pant to keep cool in hot weather
  • Able to survive dry habitats by drinking sea water if fresh water is not available