Order : Diprotodontia
Family : Macropodidae
Genus : Petrogale
Facts about the genus Petrogale, the rock wallabies
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A total of 1000 Brush-tailed Rock-wallabies is likely to be adequate (Shaffer 1991) - the key life-history and population data required to produce quantitative targets for minimum viable population size will be collected in implementing this action statement.
Among the macropodids, the rock wallaby group (genus Petrogale) is extremely variable, but some retain the putative ancestral macropodid 2n=22 karyotype as represented by species from the genus Thylogale (Eldridge and others 1992; Rofe 1979; Sharman and others 1990).
Black-Footed Rock Wallabies are primarily crepuscular, meaning they feed during dawn and dusk.
But almost a year later, wildlife experts say the future of rock wallabies is looking brighter than ever, with a group of Australian trappers this month repatriating 20 of the tiny animals from New Zealand.
Coloured to match their stony surroundings, small Mareeba Rock Wallabies are curious, quick moving and great fun to play with.
Fox-baiting The main activity to protect the Rock-wallabies is fox-baiting.
However, with further seasonal surveys this should become clear and the evidence of juvenile rock-wallabies is definitely a good sign.
It is estimated that up to 80% of the total number of Brush-tailed Rock-wallabies is found in north east NSW, with the majority of these in the Macleay and Clarence River Gorge complexes (Bayne, pers.
Most of the Rock Wallabies are fairly small wallabies around 45cm - 50cm long, with tail about 50cm - 60cm long.
Plants & Animals Rock-wallabies Rock-wallabies are sometimes flushed from their
They struggled up Petrogale Gorge (Petrogale is a short-eared rock wallaby) to reach Solea Falls.
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Reproduction Little reproductive information specific to short-eared rock wallabies is available. (Full text)
The dead rock wallabies is simply mother nature readjusting wallyby numbers to a sustainable level. (Full text)
Nicolette Jackson: You have got quite a challenging job really because youâ€™re trying to work out how many rock wallabies are actually in the Kangaroo Valley area, and youâ€™ve got quite a large area to m monitor, and itâ€™s not many creatures left here. (Full text)
Rock wallabies are terrestrial, although they can climb trees with sloping trunks. (Full text)
Living amongst the rocks Rock Wallabies are small kangaroos that live within rocky outcrops. (Full text)
Tammar, which in Australia live on Kangaroo Island, are regarded as vulnerable, while rock wallabies are critically endangered in their New South Wales homeland. (Full text)