Outside Animals

tammar wallaby Macropus eugenii

Habitat

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

Diet in the wild

Grass and leaves

Diet at 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