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
  • Visitors in 2016
    Visitors in 2016

    234,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2016
    CAMPERS IN 2016

    2,600

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400